Cooling and Warming Sites

Cooling Sites

Cooling sites offer the general public air-conditioned relief and cool water during the hottest part of the day. Sites will be activated if an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.
Heat Advisory - Heat Index is expected to reach 105º F or air temperature reaches at least 100º F.
Heat Warning - Heat Index is expected to reach at least 110º F for 2 consecutive days with a minimum Heat Index no lower than 75º F at night, or if Heat Advisory is expected to last 4 or more days.

Warming Sites

Warming sites agree to open their doors for individuals to seek shelter from excessive cold conditions during the hours listed. Excessive cold indicators are: wind chill expected to be -15 degrees or less, or the stagnant air temperature is 15 degrees or less.

The following Cooling/Warming sites will operate in Belleville in the event that an Excessive Cold or Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service. Watch for the OPEN TODAY sign at participating cooling and warming sites.

Cooling-Warming site sign

Location Address Phone Hours
Belleville Public Library, Main Branch
121 E. Washington St. 618-234-0441 Mon-Thurs: 9AM-8PM
Fri & Sat: 9AM-5PM
Belleville Public Library, West Branch 3414 W. Main St. 618-233-4366 Mon, Wed, Fri, & Sat: 9AM-5PM
Tues & Thurs: Noon-8PM
PSOP (Programs & Services for Older Persons) 201 N. Church St. 618-234-4410 Mon-Fri: 8AM-4PM
The Salvation Army 20 Glory Place 618-235-7378 Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM

United Way of Greater St. Louis

Additional cooling and warming site information can be found by visiting United Way 2-1-1