Warming center open this weekend in Memphis as temperatures drop

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Those who don’t have a warm place to stay will be able to find refuge from the cold Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

The city is opening a warming center at Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library at 3030 Poplar Ave.

It will open at 6 p.m. and stay open until 7 a.m. Saturday.

The center will then reopen Saturday night at 6 p.m. and at the same time Sunday night.

MATA will be providing free rides to the library — call 636-2525.

Temperatures are expected to be in the 20s overnight.