LIST: Warming shelters open in the Lowcountry as freezing temperatures approach

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Cold temperatures are expected in the Lowcountry throughout the week.

Warming shelters around the Lowcountry have started to announce openings for those who need a place to stay warm overnight.

Below is a continuously updating list with details:

  • The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office will open a warming center in its former inmate work release center located at 3887 Leeds Ave. in North Charleston from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday and from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday. The warming center is equipped with beds. People are asked to find transportation to the center, but the sheriff’s office will provide transportation if necessary to anyone who calls 843-743-7200.
  • St. Peter’s AME Church in Walterboro will open the doors at 7 p.m. Wednesday night. Dinner will be served in the evening, and breakfast in the morning. The church will be open through the night, but after 9 p.m. those seeking shelter need to be escorted by a law enforcement officer to the church. Guests are welcome to stay until 8 a.m. in the morning.

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