TULSA, Okla. — The winter storm of 2021 is not over. The snow is settling, but frigid temperatures will stick around for a little while longer.
There are warming stations scattered across northeast Oklahoma for those with nowhere to escape the cold. One of them opens at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at 1120 E 8th St in Tulsa at the American Legion Post 1. Members will close the post at 7 p.m.
There are three warming stations open in Tulsa for anyone seeking shelter from the extreme cold:
- John 3:16 Mission | 506 N. Cheyenne | open 24/7
- Salvation Army Center of Hope | 102 N. Denver Ave. | open 24/7 with capacity limits
- Tulsa Day Center, 415 W Archer St
In Broken Arrow, the Public Safety Complex lobby and front classrooms are open as a warming shelter for stranded motorists to shelter while they are waiting to be picked up or waiting for a tow truck. The address is 1101 N. 6th Street.
Central Park Community Center will also be open in Broken Arrow for use as a warming shelter for those who may be out of power or are needing to get out of the cold. The address is 1500 S. Main Street. Hours are: 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Other warming centers include:
- Tahlequah Police Department, 100 Phoenix Ave
- All Saints Church, 325 E Washington Ave, McAlester
- First United Methodist Church, 1615 OK-88, Claremore
- 111 North McCracken Street in Chouteau.
One feeding station is open during the day: Ramona Friends Church at 100 Phoenix Ave in Tahlequah.
Residents in the metro area can call 211 for shelter and transportation resources or call 911 for emergencies.
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