Below is the latest information on cold weather shelters in the bi-state area.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY: County executive Charlie A. Dooley has activated two cold weather shelters in anticipation of the rash of extreme weather expected to sweep the region. Those shelters opened at 3 p.m. Saturday and will remain open until 8 a.m. Wednesday.
-St. Vincent Community Center, 7335 St. Charles Rock Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63110
-Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63123
-Warming centers will be open across the county. For a complete listing, call 211
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ill.: Officials tell us the Sparta Senior Citizen Center opened at 6 p.m. Saturday.
-Sparta Senior Center, 500 West 2nd Street, Sparta, Ill. 62286
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill: "Cold weather relief shelters" have been established at Goshen, Woodland, Cassens and Worden Schools for citizens who need shelter from the cold due to electrical service or heating system failures.
Those in need of shelter should call the Edwardsville Police Department at 65602131 or Glen Carbon Police Department at 288-2610 to make arrangements.
BUNKER HILL, Ill.: Bunker Hill City Hall, 801 South Franklin Street, Bunker Hill, Ill. 62014.
GLEN CARBON, Ill.:
Glen Carbon Senior Center, 157 N. Main, Monday, Jan. 6 & Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Glen Carbon Centennial Library, 198 S. Main, during normal operating hours ofr 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. In the event of a large-scale power outage, the following schools and fire stations will be open 24 hours a day: Glen Carbon Elementary School at 141 Birger Avenue, Casses Elementary School at 1014 Glen Crossing Road, Firestation #1 at 199 S. Main, and Firestation #2 at 430 Glen Carbon Road.