LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Due to extreme temperatures in central Arkansas, the City of Little Rock will be opening four cooling centers on Thursday and Friday.

With the heat index expected to surpass 110 degrees, the city will make four of its community centers available for those who need to escape the heat. Each of the cooling centers will be open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Parks and Recreation staff will be on hand at each of these facilities to assist citizens and provide them with a place to get out of the heat, water to drink and rest room facilities.

The locations include:

Dunbar Community Center – 1001 W. 16th

East Little Rock Community Center – 2500 East 6th Street

Southwest Community Center – 6401 Baseline Road

West Central Community Center – 4521 John Barrow Road