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Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties made cooling centers available Friday as temperatures in the inland areas of the Bay Area were expected to rise into the upper 90s and 100s.

The heat wave began Thursday and was expected to be at its hottest Friday. Temperatures were expected to be as hot as 104 degrees in Brentwood and over 100 in most Contra Costa County cities. The thermometer was expected to reach 99 in Hollister and Morgan Hill and 95 in San Jose.

In Santa Clara County, libraries in Mountain View will remain open during regular business hours, and a list of the cooling centers can be found at www.PrepareSCC.org/HotWeather.

The cooling centers in Santa Clara County include:

  • Camden Community Center, 3369 Union Ave., San Jose, (Friday 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.)
  • Mayfair Community Center, 2039 Kammerer Ave., San Jose (Friday 1 p.m.-9 p.m.)
  • Roosevelt Community Center, 901 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose (Friday 1 p.m.-9 p.m.)
  • Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara (Friday 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.)
  • Centennial Recreation Center, 171 W. Edmundson Ave., Morgan Hill (Friday 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday)
  • Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Regnstorff Ave., Mountain View (Friday 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. )
  • Robert K. Schatz Police Services Fire Administration Building Lobby, 1000 Villa Street, Mountain View (Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

In Contra Costa County, there are six main cooling centers, three of them the lobbies of social services buildings in Brentwood (1151 Sand Creek Road), Richmond (1305 MacDonald Ave.) and Pleasant Hill (400 Ellinwood Way), and all will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other cooling centers in the county include:

  • Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak Street, Brentwood, (Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.)
  • San Ramon City Hall: 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon (Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)
  • Alcosta Senior and Community Center: 9300 Alcosta Boulevard, San Ramon (Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Alameda and San Mateo counties did not list any available cooling centers. Temperatures in those counties are expected to top out in the upper 80s, because they are closer to the coast, according to the National Weather Service.

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