Plunging arctic temperatures are dangerous for people and pets. With temperatures going down to the single digits in the current cold snap, San Angelo is opening up a warming shelter.

Photo: City of San Angelo
Photo: City of San Angelo

The warming shelter opens today (12.22.2022) at 4 pm and will be open until noon on Christmas Day. The shelter is at the Carl Ray Johnson Recreational Center 1103 Farr Street.

The American Red Cross and the City of San Angelo operate the shelter.  Local police will man the shelter for safety and security and the fire department will be on hand for Emergency Medical Services as needed.

You can even get free transportation to the shelter.  Concho Vally Transit District 510 North Chadbourne is providing transport until 7:30 pm today (12 22 2022) Friday 6:30 am until 7:30 pm Friday and 7:30 am until 6:30 pm Saturday.  There will be no transportation on Christmas Day Sunday.

No disruptive pets will be allowed.

Volunteers are needed. You can contact Bob Salas at or call 325-655-0824.  Food donations are not needed at this time in San Angelo.

Ballinger also has a warming shelter. If you need them, call 325-365-3591. The shelter is at the community center at the intersection of Crosson Avenue and Second Stree.

Brady is also offering heating relief for citizens. The Salvation Army is teaming up with FUMC Brady to provide a warming center from 8a-8p Friday at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall at 401 S Blackburn Street.

They not only are offering a place to get warm for the day, but they're offering hot meals and beverages along with blankets and electric heaters for those who need them while supplies last.

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