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American Red Cross announces two cooling centers

Posted at 3:10 PM, Jul 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 11:45:45-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The American Red Cross of the Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro announced two cooling centers following recent severe storm damage in the area.

The centers are located at the Bellevue Fire Training Center (3100 SP Benson Drive in Bellevue) and 2912 S. 80th Ave. in Omaha.

Thousands of area residents are without power.

People temporarily impacted are invited to seek shelter from the storms, cool off, and charge devices.

The shelter will be open Sunday until 8 pm. If currently relying on medical devices, affected residents will need to bring their own medical equipment to the shelter.

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