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Missoulians try to stay cool in heat wave

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Throughout the Garden City, people and their pets are trying just about everything to stay cool.

ABC FOX Montana hit the town Thursday to see what Missoulians are doing on what could be one of the hottest days of the year.

Thursday was a hot day in Missoula but a lot of people were determined to stay cool in the heat wave.

Missoulians aren't letting a little heat wave get in their way, in fact they are beating it.

For Calvin Stocker and his dogs turned to the Clark Fork River to keep cool.

"We are just down here at the Clark Fork. Letting them swim, getting them out little bit before the heat of the day,” Said Stocker.

For others, spray pads at local parks help moms like Faye Veto and her kids beat the heat.

"Keeping cool in the sprinklers. And playing in that water,” said Fayo.

Even with a heat wave like this it's important for hikers like Kenzie Hanson to stay hydrated.

"Going up the "M" today. We know it's a little hot but we try to come up early and we are just staying hydrated,” said Hanson.

However, some would argue the best way to stay cool in any heat wave is eating ice cream.

"I'm staying cool by hanging out in the shade and eating a little ice cream,” said Paighton Noel.

You can bet people will continue to find ways to stay cool. This heat wave will continue impact Missoula for another day at least.

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