City enacts heat plan: What you need to know

With heat indexes approaching triple digits, the city has enacted its heat plan to support those experiencing homelessness.

A sun sets over downtown Lexington

Water your waiting for? Get to hydrating. | Photo courtesy of Jeff Rogers

Lexington is expected to reach “danger” level heat indexes this week, leading the city to enact Phase 1 of its heat plan.

As part of the plan, LexTran will offer free transportation to cooling centers around town, including:

Additionally, some of the city’s homeless shelters will extend operating hours:

If you need some ideas for staying entertained and staying cool, check out our favorite indoor summer activities.