Get out of the storm: Houston warming center locations

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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There are eight warming centers in Houston to help you get out of the wintry weather.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner pushed the importance of getting out of the dangerous weather conditions after confirming a person has died of hypothermia.

Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena said during a press conference this afternoon that the person who died was found on Houston's south side. The victim's name has not been released.

If you need transportation to access these warming centers, you can call 311 or 713-837-0311.

The American Red Cross has opened these warming centers:

  • South Main Baptist Church, 4100 South Main Street
  • Houston Sobering Center, 150 N Chenevert Street
  • Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2801 Conti Street

The City of Houston announced these five warming centers were just added to help get people out of the cold:

  • Harbor of Light Center (Men), 2407 N Main St.
  • Family Residence (Women and Kids), 1603 McGowen
  • Sally's House (Women), 1717 Congress Ave
  • Star of Hope Men's Center, 1811 Ruiz St.
  • St. John's Methodist, 2019 Crawford St.

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