The Saline District Library is Saline's official "cooling center." As temperatures are expected to reach 90 Monday, residents who need a break from the heat are invited to visit the library located at 555 N. Maple Road: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The library is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Because of an an elevated level of ozone, Monday is also an air quality alert for Southeast Michigan. People and businesses are asked to avoid activities which lead to ozone formation, including refueling vehicles, using gas-powered equipment. People with respirator issues should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
Saline will get a break from the heat Tuesday as thunderstorms roll in and the high is expected to reach 79. The temperatures will climb back into the 90s by Thursday, with a high of 95 Friday and and 94 on Saturday.
Tran Longmoore is a veteran community journalist. He is founder and owner of TheSalinePost.com. He is co-publisher of The Saline Post weekly newspaper. Email him at [email protected] or call him at 734-272-6294.