TYLER, Texas (KETK) – As temperatures drop, warming centers are opening up around East Texas.

The Texas Department of Emergency Management keeps a map of seasonal relief centers provided by local and non-profit partner organizations. The map is not updated in real time, however.

Below is a list of East Texas locations that have announced they will open warming centers for the upcoming arctic blast. The list will be updated if more locations are added:


Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Longview is open as a warming center.


The Lufkin Salvation Army will be open as a warming center Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.


The city of Marshall will open a warming center at the Marshall Fire Department Central Station on South Grove Street from Thursday at 4 p.m. until Saturday at 4 p.m.


The city of Palestine announced they will have a warming station at the Palestine Mall, located at 2000 S. Loop 256. The mall entrance will remain open around the clock through Christmas Day.


Mission Texarkana, located at 620 W. 4th St., will serve as a warming center along with the Randy Sams Shelter on 402 Oak St.

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