Local Emergency Warming Centers Open!
Bundle up it’s gonna get chilly!
A Warming Center for all individuals will be available at the Lowell Senior Center, 276 Broadway Street in Lowell.
The Warming Center will be active from Friday, February 3, at 3:00 PM until Saturday, February 4, at 7:00 PM. Operational hours may be extended into the weekend if deemed necessary. Please note that all Senior Center rules and regulations will apply while the Warming Center is open.
All are encouraged to be prepared for the extreme cold weather by:
- Staying indoors if possible. Avoiding outdoor exposure for extended periods and covering exposed skin. Please be aware that very cold temperatures can cause frostbite in as little as 15 minutes.
- Keeping pets indoors and checking paws for any signs of injury or damage.
- Looking in on neighbors when safe to do so, especially older adults and people with special needs.
- Notifying the Lowell 911 Center if you are aware of someone suffering from the cold and/or frostbite.
Additionally, the Dracut Police will make the Panas Training community room available as a Warming Station should anyone lose power and/or heat. It will be open from from Friday, February 3rd, from 8:00pm until Saturday, February 4th, 5:00pm.
More winter weather safety and preparation tips are available at: https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather.