- Associated Press - Thursday, July 21, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Summer school programs were canceled and government cooling centers were designated as the hottest weather of the season settled into Wisconsin.

The Madison Metropolitan School District closed all summer school programs Thursday because of the excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather. Not all the district’s buildings have air conditioning.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services designated hundreds of cooling centers around the state, including public libraries and community centers, where the heat weary could get relief.

The National Weather Service says Milwaukee and La Crosse hit 93 on Thursday, Rhinelander reached 90 and Green Bay hit 88.

Thousands of Green Bay Packers shareholders sat on metal benches at Lambeau Field for their annual meeting. The Packers made cups of water available to shareholders.

Forecasters hope that thunderstorms moving through the state would keep temperatures down a bit.

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