Some people have to be outside while local temperatures soar

Reposted from report by Sue Calberg, KENS-5 TV

To keep customers safe, VIA Metropolitan Transit is doing a number of things to help beat the heat. When the air temperature hovers around 100, the heat coming off the pavement is even worse.

That is why VIA is trying to keep customers cool by giving out nearly 2,000 water bottles. They said they will keep at it during the afternoon heat as long as temperatures are in triple digits.

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