5 Places To Cool Down Today in Dexter

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for that will be in effect from noon until 9 p.m. Thursday.

It's going to be hot Thursday.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that will be in effect from noon to 9 p.m.

Temperatures are expected to rise to 101 degrees in the afternoon an early evning hours, with heat indices between 100 and 105 for three hours. According to the National Weather Service, the conditions could lead to heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration.

The National Weather Service recommends that people drink plenty of fluids, stay in air conditioned rooms, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives and neighbors. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has also declared June 28 an Ozone Action Day. Pollutants could cause issues for people with respiratory diseases such as asthma. The MDEQ advises people to limit prolonged outdoor exertion.

If wish to be out and about, we suggest the following places:

  • , 3060 Kensington St.

Cool off in Dexter's only public pool. Call 734-424-4140 for open swim hours.

  • , 3575 Ryan Drive.

Relax under a shade tree or try your luck at the village's new .

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There's a place for ice cream in just about every section of town. Cool off with a cone from one of Dexter's ice cream servers. Everyone is loyal to their own brand. Stucchi's can be found at 7050 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road; Dairy Queen is at 8041 Main St., and A&W can be found at the top of the hill at 8220 Dexter-Chelsea Road.

Read a book. Research local history. Surf the net. There's plenty to do at the library. And it's air conditioned.

Head indoors for an air conditioned game of laser tag with your friends!


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