Amid freezing temps, Atlanta opens warming center

With temperatures in the 20s Tuesday morning, Corine Riley made sure to bundle up as she stood on Peachtree and Wall streets in downtown Atlanta.
With temperatures in the 20s Tuesday morning, Corine Riley made sure to bundle up as she stood on Peachtree and Wall streets in downtown Atlanta.

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Atlanta residents searching for a warm place amid freezing temperatures can take shelter at the city’s warming center.

The Old Adamsville Recreation Center on 3404 Delmar Lane in northwest Atlanta opened 7:30 p.m. Sunday and will close Wednesday morning, city officials said.

Temperatures in Atlanta were in the mid-20s Tuesday morning, but breezy conditions made it feel like they were in the teens, according to Channel 2 Action News. The city’s expected high is 40 degrees.

Transportation to the warming center will be provided at Gateway Center at 275 Pryor Street.


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