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June 17, 2024 Town of Brattleboro 2 Min Read

Heat Advisory Starting June 18, 2024

Hot temperatures combined with high humidity are forecasted to occur Tuesday through Thursday, with the most oppressive conditions on Wednesday and Thursday. There is a great potential for this heat wave to continue into Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures in the upper 90s and a heat index over 100. Please stay safe, and check on your family, the elderly, and neighbors.


The following locations in town can be utilized for cooling sites:

  • The Senior Center will be open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., except for Wednesday, when it is closed for the holiday.
  • The pool at Living Memorial Park will be open daily from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Visit for the complete schedule.
  • Brooks Memorial Library will be open Tuesday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday closed for the holiday, Thursday 10 am. – 1 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • The Central Fire Station is open Tuesday 8 am. – 4 p.m, and on Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The following are steps to stay safe in these conditions:

  • Stay indoors, in air-conditioned spaces, as much as possible, and limit your exposure to sun and high humidity.
  • If air conditioning is not available, stay on the lowest floor and out of the sunshine.
  • Dress in loose-fitting, light colored, and breathable clothing.
  • Protect your face and head by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Never leave kids or pets alone in vehicles.
  • Avoid strenuous work during the warmest part of the day. Take frequent breaks in the shade or a cool space.


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