The City of Ferndale will provide the Kulick Community Center as a temporary shelter from this weekend's extreme heat. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures into the mid and upper 90’s, with a heat index of 104 degrees on Saturday.
The Center will be open as a warming center on Friday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
“Extreme heat and humidity can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don't take the proper precautions,” said Ferndale Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan. “It is important for everyone to monitor their local weather reports and take steps to stay safe during these heat advisories.”
Please note that the cooling center is meant for temporary relief from heat and humidity; it does not provide food/beverages, bedding, or medical treatment.
The Kulick Community Center is located at 1201 Livernois St. in Ferndale. They can be reached at 248-544-6767.