Texas Winter Storm Resources

Winter Weather Warning

A Winter Weather Warning that went into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday in Texas has been extended until 6 a.m. Thursday.

 

Reporting Power Outage

ERCOT(Electrical Reliability Council of Texas) is asking customers without power for longer than 45-minutes to report outages by contacting Oncor at 888-313-4747 or texting OUT to 66267.

Warming Centers:

Updated 02/16/2021 12:40pm

If you need assistance in finding a warming station, call 211 or 877-541-7905

Cedar Hill:

Zula B. Wylie Library- 225 Cedar St.

Open 24/7. The animal shelter is also set up there for your pets.

Mansfield:

Chris W. Burkett Service Center – 620 S Wisteria St.

Mansfield Activities Center- 106 S Wisteria St.

For more information from the city, call 817-728-3609

Desoto:

Faith Family Bible church is available as a warming station but will not have food.

Southwest Regional Communications Center (SWRCC)- 469-643-5211

Grand Prairie:

Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S. Carrier Parkway,

Midlothian:

Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle. This facility is susceptible to a loss of power. This is a warming center only with no amenities. Bring your blankets and snacks. Pets are NOT allowed. Please observe COVID-19 precautions, wear a mask and observe social distancing.

Dallas:

Kay Baily Hutchinson Convention Center – 650 S Griffin St.

Red Oak:

Live Oak Gymnasium (old ROISD Junior High) 200 Live Oak St., Red Oak, TX (updated @12:04 PM – 2/15)

Irving:

Senter Park Recreation Center at 901 Senter Road. For help getting to a warming center, call 972-721-6448.

Ft Worth:

Emergency Warming Center: 3551 New York Ave.

Denton:

MLK Jr. Rec Center. 1300 Wilson Street. 24 hours per day.

Garland:

call 972-495-6476 for details on warming station operations

Lake Dallas:

The two locations: Global Spheres and Lake Shores Baptist Church at 276 E Hundley Drive

Euless:

Euless Family Life Rec Center, located at 300 W. Midway.

Wylie:

Burnett Jr. High, located at 516 Hilltop Lane.

Decatur:

Decatur Conference Center (2010 US 380) has been established as an emergency use warming site. For more information, please call 940-393-0280.

Flower Mound:

please call 972.539.0525

Southlake:

DPS North Training Facility, 100 E. Dove Road, Southlake, TX 76092

Rockwall:

The Center near downtown Rockwall – 108 E. Washington St. Call 972-771-7740 for assistance

Dallas

The City of Dallas is informing residents in need of a warming center to call 211 Texas for location information. Dallas is working on opening more warming centers, but until then residents can dial 211 or 877-541-7905 for more information. Updates can be found on the City of Dallas and Dallas Fire-Rescue Twitter pages.

Fort Worth

Fort Worth will be opening a warming station at the Worth Heights Community Center at 12 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15. The site will be open 24/7 for at least the next two days as the weather persists. COVID Screening will take place. Fort Worth said if the center reaches full capacity they will open another center at 3551 New York Avenue.

Arlington

Arlington has several hotel partners offering discounted rates due to the power outages. See hotel availability on at www.arlington.org/hotels/winter-storm/. More resources will be shared as they become available.

Denton

The new warming center in Denton will be located at MLK Jr. Recreation Center and take the place of the one located at the Civic Center. All supplies and people will be moved to ensure better electricity reliability. Residents can keep up with Denton updates using their Twitter page.

Euless

The City of Euless has opened a warming center at the Euless Family Life Rec Center,  300 W. Midway.

Hurst/Bedford

Bedford, in partnership with the City of Hurst and HEB ISD, will be opening a warming center starting at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Central Junior High, 3191 W. Pipeline Road in Euless. The warming center is expected to transition to an overnight shelter for anyone in need. While some cots will be available, people are encouraged to bring their own sleeping bags, mats, blankets, and pillows. There will be an approximate 150-person maximum capacity. Masks are required. Water will be provided but everyone is encouraged to bring their own food and medicines. Please be advised, no showering facilities will be available and no pets will be allowed at this time.

Irving

The City of Irving opens the Senior Park Recreation Center as a warming center for those without power on Monday, Feb. 15. All visitors will be mandated to wear face masks and socially distance from other households. Visitors may bring pets, medications, oxygen, and PPE/face masks, however, they may not bring any luggage. The warming center is located at Senior Park Recreation Center at 901 Senter Road. Those seeking transportation can call 972-721-6448. According to a release, Irving is working to provide additional warming facilities soon. To keep up with general updates from Irving, go to CityofIrving.org or visit their Twitter or Facebook pages.

McKinney

McKinney is activating their M.E.O.W.S program — McKinney Emergency Overnight Warming Station. The warming station is located at the Salvation Army at 600 Wilson Creek Parkway. The shelter opens at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The last entry is at 10 p.m. For more information call or text 214-945-4637.

North Richland Hills

Warming stations are located across the city of North Richland Hills. To find the nearest warming station, residents should call the Station Hotline at 817-427-6001. North Richland Hills will be sending out updates on their Twitter page.

Southlake

Southlake city will have a temporary warming center located at the DPS North Station at 100 E. Dove Road. There will be coffee, water and electricity. Social distancing will be required and pets are not allowed. Residents can visit the City of Southlake Twitter page for more updates.