The Salvation Army Emergency Overnight Warming Center will be open tonight, Wednesday, February 8 due to predicted extreme cold. Local residents in need are encouraged to come to its Warming Center located at 1707 West Chestnut Expressway in Springfield.
“We have had a fairly mild winter season,” said Major Mike Mills, Corps Officer. “We are glad we are still able to be here when the weather does turn cold.”
The Salvation Army’s Warming Center will be open tonight from 7:00p.m. to 7:30a.m. The Warming Center opens when the National Weather Service predicts the wind chill will reach 14° F or below.
The warming center has been open six nights this season. In total 219 nights of shelter have been provided to 100 unduplicated at The Salvation Army’s Overnight Warming Center.
For more information, please call The Salvation Army Office at (417) 862-5509.