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Shelters open their doors during extreme cold

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Organizations in the western Carolinas opened their doors to those in need as the coldest temperatures of the season moved into the area. 

Temperatures fell into the early teens and single digits across the western Carolinas Thursday morning and FOX Carolina Meteorologist Nicole Papay said not to expect temperatures to warm beyond the freezing mark during the day.

Here are the shelters that are open during the extreme cold: 


Haven of Rest

219 West Whitner Street

Come anytime

Offering place to sleep and are giving away blankets

Hillcrest Baptist Church

1300 Anderson Drive, Williamston

Church social hall open all day/ night on Thursday.

Meals will be served.


Salvation Army Center of Hope

209 Haywood St.

After 8 pm

Extra space to sleep

Western Carolina Rescue Ministry

225 Patton Avenue

Come anytime

Extra space to sleep


Salvation Army

417 Rutherford Street

Miracle Hill Rescue Mission

West Washington Street

Open after 9 pm

Opening gymnasium for extra places to sleep


    Warming Stations

250 West Laurens Street, Laurens (Laurens City Police Station) and 404 North Broad Street. Clinton (Clinton Public Safety)

    Available through Sunday at 1 p.m.


Miracle Hill Mission

189 North Forest Street

Arrive at 8:30 p.m.

Offering extra space to sleep

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