Windchill Temperatures Close to Zero Expected Through New Year's Day

The city opened a warming center at the Benjamin J. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar, on Wednesday night that will be available through Monday. The Memphis Union Mission shelter added temporary beds to its facilities and is requesting donations of clothing and food.

Shelby County officials are keeping an eye on the power grid and warning residents to take precautions to avoid busted water pipes.

Overton Square said in a Facebook post an "additional shipment of heaters" will be brought in for planned outdoor New Year's festivities.

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