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Warming stations to open

Fort Wayne officials issued this statement Sunday night:

Mayor Tom Henry tonight announced the City of Fort Wayne is prepared for another round of dangerous cold temperatures.

Beginning Monday, the City's Parks & Recreation Department will open a warming station at the Community Center, 233 W. Main St., from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Salvation Army, 2901 N. Clinton St., will serve as a warming station and an overnight shelter. The Salvation Army will open at 9 a.m. Monday.

The Community Center and Salvation Army will continue to serve the public with assistance until further notice. Plans could change as needed.

"We're facing another serious weather situation in our community," said Mayor Henry. "We want residents to be as safe as possible. If needed, please utilize the resources we're setting up. I also encourage residents to check on friends and neighbors."

All City departments are prepared with full personnel in position to respond accordingly to any potential weather emergencies.

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