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Splash pads ready for heat wave

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The city of Buffalo is preparing for one of the hottest Memorial Days on record.

With temperatures expected to reach 90 degrees, the city's splash pads will be open today from 11am until 7pm.

In all, the city has 11 splash pads, but three are currently under construction.

The cooling facilities traditionally do not open until July.

Splash pads will be turned on at the following locations:

Allison (Reese St next to pool)

Cazenovia (by Caz casino)

Centennial (foot of Porter next to pool in Lasalle park)

Kensington (corner of Grider and Kensington next to pool)

Lanigan (Fulton between Chicago & Louisiana)

Schiller (Sprenger Ave side)

Lincoln (end of Quincy St)

Masten (Best St next to JBW Stadium)