Heatwave continues. Triple-digit highs expected through the weekend

Taft's cooling center will be open again on Tuesday as a heatwave continues.

The cooling center is located in the Taft Veterans Building at Cedar and Taylor Street. The center is open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Water and snacks are provided.

The National Weather Service has not issued an excessive heat warning for the first time in five days, but the mercury is expected to hit 108 in Taft on Tuesday.

The heatwave is expected to moderate slowly over the next several days, but afternoon highs are expected to stay over 100 degrees through the weekend.