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Warm up: list of 11 warming stations in and around Tulsa area

Posted at 6:13 AM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 13:16:57-05

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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