The cold brutal temps continue today and tomorrow. There is a daytime warming center now open at the Springfield Expo Center at 635 E. St. Louis St.  It will be open until 7 p.m. and will reopen tomorrow, Saturday,7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Many other warming centers are open

All Springfield-Greene County Library branches (when open)

  • Northview Family Center, 301 E. Talmage St.
  • Salvation Army, 1707 W. Chestnut Expressway
  • Harbor House, 636 N. Boonville Ave.
  • The Veterans Coming Home Center, 806 N. Jefferson Ave.

If you know of someone in need of shelter for overnight- go to Grace United Methodist Church at 600 S. Jefferson Ave. between 5 and 6 p.m., or to the Springfield Expo Center when it is open. A hot meal will be provided and buses will transport people to the shelters at 6:30 p.m.