The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory for portions of Puget Sound on August 26-27. The forecast calls for temperatures to reach the high 80s in Federal Way on Saturday and Sunday.

"The City of Federal Way is taking action by opening our FWCC as a cooling center during regular business hours in case anyone needs it," Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell said. "We want the community to know we're here for them in case heat or smoke becomes hazardous. We are committed to protecting our residents whenever there is a heat advisory in our community." 

The NWS said Federal Way will see haze in the air this weekend, but it's predicted high in the atmosphere and not expected to be hazardous at the ground level. The City of Federal Way will advise the public if the conditions change. 

The FWCC operates during the following hours: 

Monday to Friday from 5 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The FWCC is available to the public free of charge, but pets are not allowed. Day passes are available for purchase at the FWCC. 

The FWCC is at 876 S. 333rd Street in Federal Way 98003. For additional information, you can visit