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Posted on: December 20, 2022

City of Emporia Warming Centers

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WINTER WEATHER AVAILABLE WARMING CENTERS

Warming Center Available in Emporia and Lyon County

Emporia, Kansas December 20— Following the winter weather advisories from the National Weather Service, the City of Emporia and Lyon County are releasing winter weather warming center locations for those in need of shelter during the severe cold temperatures:
Emporia Police Department:
Lobby open to those in need of shelter from severe cold temperatures.
Pets welcome if controlled by the owner.
Lyon County Sheriff Office:
Lobby open to those in need of shelter from severe cold temperatures.
Pets welcome if controlled by the owner.
First United Methodist Church (823 Merchant St):
Thursday, December 22, 202, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, December 23, 2022, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Pets are not allowed.
First Congregational Church (326 W 12th Ave.)
Thursday, December 22, 202, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Friday, December 23, 2022, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Pets welcome if controlled by owner.
The city would like to encourage the community to add to the list if they are offering a warming center as well.
Sign up for City of Emporia CodeRED alerts by texting EmporiaKS to 99411.

For more information, please contact City of Emporia Communications Manager, Christine Johnson (620) 341-4304 or email cjohnson@emporiaks.gov.

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