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Freezing Temperatures Prompt Warming Stations to Open

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LAS VEGAS -- A freeze warning is now in effect for southern Nevada through Friday morning. Overnight temperatures are expected to be subfreezing, which below 32 degrees.

Highs are expected to be in the 40's and some places will not get out of the 30's.

The cold snap is prompting local leaders to open several warming stations around the Las Vegas valley for the week.

The following locations will be open Thursday and Friday:

  • Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road at E. Horizon Drive, Henderson, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Cambridge Recreation Center, 3930 Cambridge St., Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave., Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
  • Hollywood Recreation Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Boulevard, Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Islamic Society of Nevada, 4730 E. Desert Inn Road near Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., Las Vegas, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St. (at Basic Road), Henderson, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 N. Walnut Ave., Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Overnight shelter remain available at the following locations:

  • Catholic Charities, 1511 N. Las Vegas Boulevard (near Foremaster Lane), Las Vegas, for men.
  • The Salvation Army, 33 West Owens Ave. (near Stocker Street), North Las Vegas, for men and women.
  • The Shade Tree, 1 West Owens Ave. (near Main Street), North Las Vegas, for women and children.

Anyone may also dial 211 from any phone to find the nearest warming station, or go to helphopehome.org.

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