Officials in Clark County extended the availability of the area's cooling stations as forecasted excessive heat trickled into Thursday.
The facilities will be open to the public in an effort to help the homeless and other individuals stay out of the heat and keep them hydrated.
The Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition's Inclement Weather Shelter Program provides seasonal shelter on an as-needed basis and provides the funding for long-term day shelters during the summer months.
Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army summer-day shelters are open seven days a week, they have several locations throughout the valley:
Catholic Charities, 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (For men only.)
The Salvation Army, 31 W. Owens Avenue, North Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (For adults only.)
The Shade Tree, 1 W. Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (For women and children only.)
The following locations are open Friday:
Cambridge Recreation Center, 3930 Cambridge St., Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Hollywood Recreation Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd., Las Vegas, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Islamic Society of Nevada, 4730 E. Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.;
Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., Las Vegas, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 N. Walnut Ave., Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Anyone in need of a cooling station is encouraged to dial 211 from any phone to find the nearest cooling station or visit http://helphopehome.org/.
By Steve Almasy and Carma Hassan, CNN updated 1:30 AM EDT, Tue Jun 18, 2013STORY HIGHLIGHTSRestaurant made exception on Father's Day for man to bring in childBoy ordered one chicken leg, dad had sodaMore >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 1:32 PM EDT2013-06-18 17:32:16 GMT
An ex-convict charged with attempted murder is accused of shooting an east Las Vegas liquor store worker in the hand, according to police. Las Vegas Metro police said Orvil Grimes, 63, was also chargedMore >
An ex-convict charged with attempted murder is accused of shooting an east Las Vegas liquor store worker in the hand, according to police.More >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >
Monday, June 17 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:49:55 GMT
Mohave County Sheriff's detectives say a teen met a man charged with sex offenses on Facebook. Deputies arrested Jason Souza, 26, a transient, on Friday. He accused of attempting to lure a minor for sexMore >
Mohave County sheriff's detectives say a teen met a man charged with sex offenses on Facebook.More >
Monday, June 17 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 01:59:19 GMT
LYNCHBURG, VA (RNN) – Kimberly Burke is used to capturing emotion. As a wedding photographer, she has an eye for tender moments, like the photo she snapped of a Marine and his bride praying that has goneMore >
A quiet moment captured before a couple wed has brought collective "awws" by millions on the internet.More >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:22 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:22:26 GMT
A local domestic violence organization is in need of donations. According to the non-profit's founder, Rebeca Ferreira, Safe Faith United has run out of money. Ferreria said they will be forced to closeMore >
A local domestic violence organization is in need of donations. According to the nonprofit's founder, Rebeca Ferreira, Safe Faith United has run out of money.More >