Warming Centers opened in Big Spring

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BIG SPRING, Texas (Nexstar) – The City of Big Spring has opened warming centers for those in need as the winter storm pushes through the Permian Basin this weekend.

The plan is to utilize local hotels and motels to assist homeless individuals, stranded motorists or those who have lost power, according to a release.

Warming centers will be available for the next 96 hours or until the local disaster declaration has expired, the City says.

Those who need assistance should call the Howard County and Big Spring Dispatch at 432-264-2550. Dispatchers will take the name of the caller, the number of people in their party needing assistance, the age of each person, date of birth, address and other information.

Each party, according to the release, will be permitted to stay in the warming center for three days or until the disaster declaration is lifted.

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