WILX.com reports that area residents will plenty of options to beat the heat if there is no air conditioning available during the expected hot temperatures this weekend.

There are many public buildings open for folks to cool off this weekend. CATA is providing free rides to cooling centers if residents dial 2-1-1 for details.

There are over three dozen places opening their doors to those looking to get out of the heat, not including all of the area Meijer stores that will cooperate.

For a full list of cooling centers, please visit this link to WILX.com.