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.
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Amid freezing temps, Atlanta opens warming center

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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