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      D.C.-area cooling centers: Get out of the heat at these locations

      Photo: Flickr/jaz007

      A number of cooling centers will be open in areas throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to assist people in getting out of the searing heat.

      Click on the blue diamonds to find out more about your local cooling center.

      For the very latest weather information, keep tuned to ABC 7 News and visit our weather page at www.wjla.com/weather.

      The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends that in times of extreme heat, you should stay indoors as much as possible and stay well hydrated. You should also dress in loose-fitting, light clothing.