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Warming centers open across the Mid-South

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Warming stations are places where residents dealing with extended periods of low temperatures, below 20 degrees, can escape the extreme conditions. Warming stations are places where residents dealing with extended periods of low temperatures, below 20 degrees, can escape the extreme conditions.

(WMC-TV) - The City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management implemented its cold weather plan Monday. Primary locations for warming stations are libraries and community centers that are opened during normal business hours.

Those seeking temporary warming after normal business hours can find temporary refuge from the cold at the following locations:

 

 

—Orange Mound Community Center located at 2572 Park Ave.

—For those seeking overnight accommodations due to the extreme temperatures the Charles Powell Community Center, located at 810 Western Park, and the Hollywood Community Center, located at 1560 N. Hollywood Ave., opened at 7 p.m. The city is partnering with the American Red Cross to accommodate those seeking shelter overnight at these locations.

Warming stations are places where residents dealing with extended periods of low temperatures, below 20 degrees, can escape the extreme conditions.

In Tipton County, officials opened an emergency shelter at the North Covington fire station.

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