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RI Emergency Management Announces Open Warming Centers

Providence – The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announced a list of statewide emergency warming centers opened in anticipation of the extreme cold expected this evening into Thursday.

South County centers listed at the time of this post are as follows:

Hopkinton:

Town Council Chambers
1 Town House Rd.
Hopkinton, RI 02833
401-377-7777
Thurs: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Narragansett:

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library
35 Kingstown Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882
401 – 789-0507
Mon – Thurs: 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri: 9:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

North Kingstown:

North Kingstown Senior Center
10 Beach St.
North Kingstown, RI 02852
401-268-1591
Mon – Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

North Kingstown Free Library
100 Boone St.
North Kingstown, RI 02852
401-268-1591
Mon – Thurs: 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri – Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

South Kingstown:

Hale Library
2601 Commodore Perry Highway, Wakefield, RI 02879
401-783-5386
Mon: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed – Fri: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Kingston Free Library
2605 Kingstown Rd, Kingston, RI 02879
401-783-8254
Mon – Tues: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thurs: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fri – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Neighborhood Guild
325 Columbia St, Peace Dale, RI 02879
401-789-9301
Mon – Fri: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Peace Dale Library
1057 Kingstown Rd, Peace Dale, RI 02879
(401) 789-1555
Mon – Tues: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed – Thurs: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri – Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Senior Center
25 St. Dominic Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879
401-789-0268
Mon – Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Westerly:

Westerly Public Library
44 Broad St.
Westerly, RI
Wed: 9 a.m. -8 p.m.
Thurs: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Extreme cold temperatures and wind chills predicted near 24 below prompted the emergency listings.

RIEMA  provided the list of open centers, advising residents to contact their local municipalities for further information.

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