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Fresno was recently named one of the top 20 most extreme urban heat islands in the nation,... more »
posted 04/25/22

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Extreme heat days and prolonged heat waves, which will become more frequent in the near future, can create serious health concerns.
Transportation and information barriers make cooling centers difficult to access for many people living on the streets or in cars.
Blanca Gomez has a swamp cooler, 10 fans and a small air conditioning unit in her trailer home in Cantua Creek, an unincorporated community in Fresno County.