TUCKER –The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency announces two additional warming centers will open today, Feb. 12, 2013 at noon for those that need a temporary reprieve from the current weather conditions.
The two locations are at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084, and the Gresham Park Recreation Center, 3113 Gresham Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30316. This is in addition to the warming center at the DeKalb County Jail at 4415 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032, which is already available.
DeKalb County has not opened any overnight shelters at this time. County administrative offices, including other Parks and Recreation facilities, senior centers, water billing offices, Recorders Court and other administrative divisions are closed today. Power outages can be reported to Georgia Power at 888-660-5890 (residential customers) and 888-655-5888 (commercial customers). Snapping Shoals EMC customers can call 770-786-3484, press option “1”.
County residents are urged to use extreme caution and check their local news for updates regarding severe weather. Tips for getting through cold weather safely and a listing for non-emergency numbers for various county departments are available at www.dekalbcountyga.gov.