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City to Deactivate Cooling Stations 2018

The National Weather Service forecast through July 4 has temperatures in Las Cruces below 100 degrees with the possibility of precipitation.

As a result, the City of Las Cruces will deactivate its five cooling stations after 8 p.m. today.

The cooling stations are:

  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell St. (575/528-2455)
  • Henry R. Benavidez Community Center ,1045 McClure Rd. (575/541-2006)
  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. (575/541-2563)
  • Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St. (575/541-3000)
  • Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr. (575/528-3151)

A cooling station is a place that offers temporary shelter from the heat for the elderly, other high-risk residents, and the general public.

The cooling stations will reopen as circumstances dictate.