High expected to hit 107 degrees

Kern County will be opening the cooling center in Taft on Tuesday with temperatures expected to climb to at least 107 degrees.

The cooling center is located in the Taft Veterans Building at 218 Taylor St. in Ford City.

It will be open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and snacks and water will be provided.

Tuesday should be the hottest day of the week, the National Weather Service said.