Fulton County opens Jefferson Place Friday as warming site

Jefferson Place will open 4 p.m. Friday as a warming place. The forecast calls for temperatures below 40 degrees. Google Earth

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Jefferson Place will open 4 p.m. Friday as a warming place. The forecast calls for temperatures below 40 degrees. Google Earth

Fulton County will open Jefferson Place, 1135 Jefferson Street, NW, Atlanta as a warming facility Friday. The planned opening follows weather predictions that temperatures will fall below 40 degrees Friday evening. The facility will be available each evening until low temperature predictions rise above 40 degrees.

Training of volunteers begins at 1 p.m. Friday. The Housing and Community Development Department welcomes any additional men who would like to help when the shelter is open to help those in need of a warm place to sleep on bitterly cold nights.

Information: 404-613-364