SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Many communities across the area are opening warming centers for those needing a place to stay warm during the extreme cold weather we will be having over the next couple of days.

Centralia – 222 South Poplar, former Centralia City Hall City Council Chambers. This warming center is only available tonight through Wednesday evening, January 30th, during the extreme cold weather.

Salem – Salem Township Hospital

Franklin County – Click here to see a complete list.

Hamilton County – Warming centers are available at the Hamilton County Courthouse, Hamilton Memorial Hospital, Trackers Logs on South Washington Street and at Turning Point Church on East Broadway.

Jackson County – A warming station will be set up in Room 112 of the Carbondale Civic Center, now through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Civic Center is located at 200 S. Illinois Avenue. In addition to the Civic Center, an emergency warming center is located at 705 E. College Street. The center is open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. now through April 1.