Akron Municipal Court dismissed court early Tuesday because of the extreme heat — and a lack of air conditioning.

With temperatures topping 90 degrees, the court closed at noon Tuesday. It will be open from 8 a.m. until noon Wednesday and will shut down again Wednesday afternoon.

Hearings on the docket Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon will be rescheduled for Thursday or Friday.

The clerk of courts will remain open on the seventh floor. Payments will continue to be accepted.

Those who had a hearing that will be postponed may call 330-375-2120 or the office of the judge handling the case to find out the new time, according to a news release from the court.

The court is in the Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center, 217 S. High St., which also houses the Akron Police Department and Akron City Prosecutor’s Office. The police and prosecutor’s office don’t plan any closures.

The city began repairing the air conditioning last week and work is expected to be finished by the end of this week.

“Obviously, we didn’t anticipate 90 degree temperatures this early in the season, but we are addressing it as quickly as possible,” said Ellen Lander Nischt, the city’s spokeswoman.

A chilled water coil failed upon startup — the first time it was activated for the season. The manufacturer built a custom coil to replace it. The coil arrived last week and was lowered through a hatch in the roof with a crane, Nischt said.

Monday was expected to be the hottest day of the week in Akron, though temperatures are predicted to hover in the 80s through Friday. The forecast for the weekend is cooler, though, with highs in the 70s predicted for Saturday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.