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Here’s where you can find shelter in the Brazos Valley.

A warming center at Reed Arena will open at 4 p.m. Tuesday for individuals and families in the community impacted by power outages.

The facility is being warmed to 70 degrees to assist those who wish to seek shelter from the cold. At this time, the American Red Cross and Brazos Valley Food Bank are providing snacks, water, and blankets. No cots are available at this time

The facility is expected to remain open through noon Thursday, Feb. 18. Please park in either lot 102 or 100 and enter at the main entrance to Reed Arena (Look for “Reed Arena” sign on the building side facing Kyle Field).

Anyone considering relocation to the shelter should do so before 9 p.m. tonight as continued freezing rain is expected.

Face-coverings for wearing indoors is required. Physical distancing measures remain in effect due to COVID-19. No pets are allowed in Reed Arena (please make arrangements for your pets to stay safe while you are not at home). Bathrooms are functional, and seating is available.

Please use extreme caution if relocating.


Twin City Mission, a homeless shelter based in Bryan, currently has some room available. The organization says it is not operating as a warming center but does have available room at its 129-bed facility. At noon Tuesday, there were 40 clients residing there, and there were only four rooms available in its family wing. Anyone seeking shelter at this facility will be required to register as a client and resident of the facility. For additional information call 979-822-1492 to ask about availability before showing up. Masks are required at the shelter, no pets are allowed, and drugs, alcohol, and weapons are not permitted.

Twin City Mission is located at 410 S Randolph Ave, in Bryan.


As the power is now back on in Franklin, the Pridgeon Community Center is closed now for residents. If the power situation changes, we will reopen as needed.


Click here to find other warming centers across Texas.

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