across Metro Atlanta, North Ga.
(ATLANTA) In a response to Gov. Kemp’s state of emergency declaration, several warming centers are opening their doors in anticipation of the freezing conditions.
according to 11Alive, there is a list of warming centers that will be open this holiday weekend.
The below map pointed the warm shelters.
The City of Fairburn listed nearby shelters in Union City and East Point
- Etris-Darnell Senior Community Center (The Gathering Place) at 5285 Lakeside Drive Union City, GA 3291
- East Point Fire Station #3 at 3800 N Commerce Dr. Atlanta, GA 30349
- East Point Fire Station #4 at 2222 Ben Hill Rd. Atlanta, GA 30344
- East Point Fire Station #2 at 3171 Norman Berry Dr. East Point, GA 30344
The shelters will be open “during the week/weekends frigid temperatures,” according to a Facebook post from the City of Fairburn.
Sequoyah Middle School at 95 Valley Hill Rd in Riverdale, Ga. The warming station will be available at noon Friday, Dec. 23 until Monday, Dec. 26 at noon.
- MUST Ministries’ Hope House at 1297 Bells Ferry Road in Marietta, Ga. The shelter will be open until Dec. 26 starting at 8 p.m., according to a Facebook post from the Cobb County Government.
- Red Top Mountain will be open Thursday, Dec. 22 and close Friday, Dec. 23. The site will reopen Saturday, Dec. 24 and remain open until Monday, Dec. 26. Red Top Mountain is at 50 Lodge Rd. SE, Acworth, GA 30102.
Indian Springs will have a warming shelter at Idlewilde Event Center Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23. Indian Springs is at 678 Lake Clark Rd., Flovilla, GA 30216.
- Sweetwater Creek will be open from Thursday, Dec. 22 until Monday, Dec. 26. Sweetwater Creek is at 1750 Mt Vernon Rd., Lithia Springs, GA 30122.
- First United Methodist Church will open from 6 p.m. until 10 a.m. from Thursday through Sunday. It’s located at 6167 Prestley Mill Rd in Douglasville.
Pickett’s Mill Battlefield will be open from Thursday, Dec. 22 until Monday, Dec. 26. Pickett’s Field Battlefield is at 4432 Mt Tabor Church Rd., Dallas, GA 30157.
Hard Labor Creek will be open Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23. Hard Labor Creek is at 5 Hard Labor Creek Rd., Rutledge, GA 30663.
Fort Yargo will be open from Thursday, Dec. 22 until Monday, Dec. 26. Fort Yargo is at 210 S Broad St., Winder, GA 30680.
Warming station in Woodstock (Friday through Monday)
A warming station will be open starting Friday, Dec. 23 from noon until Monday, Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. The shelter is at 103 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30188, according to a Facebook post from the Woodstock Police Department.
A temporary weather shelter will be open at Rock Creek Park Gym. The gym is at 445 Martin Road in Dawsonville, GA. The shelter will be open starting Thursday, Dec. 22 and close Sunday, Dec. 25, according to a Facebook post from the Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services.
There will be a warming center at Grace Church at 401 Peters St. in Calhoun, GA. It will be open Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, 23. at 6 p.m., according to a Facebook post from the Gordon County Emergency Management Agency. <11Alive>