Beat the heat and try to stay cool! đŸ„” Governor Lamont has activated Connecticut’s extreme hot weather protocol beginning at 2pm on Monday, July 8, and remaining in effect through 5pm on Wednesday, July 10. Cooling centers are open statewide. Anyone in need of a place to get out of the heat can locate their nearest cooling center by calling 2-1-1 or viewing the list that is being published online at

The current forecast is indicating that temperatures over this period during the daytime will rise into the 90s and the heat index will be between 95 and 100 degrees. Overnight temperatures are expected to be very uncomfortable, with lows only falling to the 70s and dewpoints also in the 70s.