Cooling centers opened during extreme heat
TIFFIN, OHIO – JULY 19, 2019 – Due to high temperatures in the forecast, the City of Tiffin has decided to offer free admission to the city pool today, Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20. Pool hours are 1-8 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday.
Mayor Aaron Montz said, “The health and well-being of our residents is of the utmost importance during this extreme heat.” He commended Park Director Bryce Kuhn for organizing the free days.
“This could not be possible without the great staff at the Tiffin City Pool. Please help them by obeying and following all rules,” Kuhn said.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through Saturday. Heat index values are predicted to be as high as 110 degrees Friday and Saturday.
In addition, the city of Tiffin has joined with Tiffin-Seneca United Way to open cooling centers at three locations.
The Salvation Army, 505 E. Market St., will host a cooling center 9 a.m.-3:30 pm. Friday.
Allen Eiry Center, 28 Hopewell Ave., is to be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., is to be open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.