More cold weather in Georgia, warming centers opening in metro area

January 18, 20222min4550
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DeKalb County opens three warming centers


DeKalb County will open three warming centers for residents to use overnight.

Warming centers will be open in the following DeKalb County Fire Stations tonight, Jan. 18, beginning at 8 p.m.:

  • Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, GA 30002
  • Fire Station 4, 4540 Flakes Mill Road, Ellenwood, GA 30294
  • Fire Station 6, 2342 Flat Shoals Road, Atlanta, GA 30316

Anyone staying in the warming centers must follow the county’s COVID-19 protocols that include wearing a mask, social distancing and undergoing a temperature check.




City of Atlanta to open two warming centers ahead of frigid weather

The City of Atlanta announced the opening of two emergency warming centers in anticipation of frigid temperatures. The centers will open tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. and will remain open through Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7 a.m.

The warming centers are located at the former Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane N.W., and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merritts Ave.

Transportation will be provided at 8:00 p.m. from the Gateway Center, 275 Pryor St. S.W., Atlanta.


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