Fort Wayne to Open Warming Station on Wednesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Tuesday afternoon, City of Fort Wayne officials announced that a warming station will be opened on Wednesday.

The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will open the Community Center, 233 W. Main St., as a warming station from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., on January 7th. The warming station is for anyone in need of a place to stay warm for a short period of time.

“We want to ensure that all residents are as safe as possible this winter. We’re being proactive in our efforts to ensure we have resources available to the public,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “I want to encourage everyone to be safe and be sure to check on friends and neighbors as we anticipate very cold temperatures over the next few days.”

Wind chill values are expected to be -15 during the day on Wednesday and Wednesday night’s low is expected to be -11 with wind chill values of -25.