Four warming centers have opened for people in Kent County starting at 7 p.m.

Author: 13 ON YOUR SIDE Staff 

Published: 7:44 PM EST February 7, 2019 | Updated: 11:32 PM EST February 7, 2019

With power out to thousands of people in West Michigan warming shelters opened their doors in Grand Rapids and other communities Thursday night. 

In Grand Rapids the American Red Cross opened shelters at Union and Ottawa Hills High School for residents starting at 7 p.m.

The City of Walker has opened the Upstairs Community Room at Fire Station #3  to be used as a warming shelter. The station is located at 1470 3 Mile Road.  A warming station also opened at North Rockford Middle School at 397 E. Division Street NE.

Mel Trotter Ministries also keeps a list warming centers and emergency overnight options on its website

The city of Grand Rapids opened a Emergency Operations Center to manage the city's response to the recent ice storm.  


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