SAN ANGELO, TX -- Following a record-setting winter storm in San Angelo, many throughout the city have been left in the cold due to power outages. In an effort to provide relief to those in need, The City of San Angelo has announced this afternoon that it's opening the McNease Convention Center to the public as a warming shelter.
Things you will need if you go:
- Pillow and blanket if you would like to stay and rest there for the night
- Snacks and refreshments for yourself, however we will have some available as well
- Masks - these are required!
Cots will be in place for those who would prefer to stay courtesy of the Red Cross. The warming center opened at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 15th.
According to the City of San Angelo as of 7:56 tonight there is still plenty of space available at the warming shelter at the McNease Convention Center and would like to assure everyone that precautions are being taken in regards to COVID-19.
As a reminder, please bring your own pillow and blanket if you plan to rest or stay the night there. Some snacks and refreshments will be provided but visitors are encouraged to bring their own. Masks are required for everyone.
Concho Valley Transit (local bus service) will be providing transportation for people who cannot transport themselves. The transportation will run between 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. If you are interested in this service, please call 325-234-0250.