With temps in the 90s, Lexington activates ‘extreme heat plan’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – With temperatures expected to be unseasonably warm in the next few days, Lexington is activating its ‘extreme heat plan’ to help the homeless and those without shelter.

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Division of Emergency Management has activated Phase 1 of the plan.

Under this phase, people in need of a ride to a shelter or shaded area may board LexTran buses at no charge.

Day shelters will provide shaded areas/cooling centers and assist with basic needs for those in need.

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