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Spokane warming center opens tonight

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With temperatures expected to drop below freezing Sunday night, the City of Spokane will open its warming center for the first time. With temperatures expected to drop below freezing Sunday night, the City of Spokane will open its warming center for the first time.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

 The City of Spokane and the Salvation Army have partnered to activate a central warming center for homeless people to get out from the cold when temperatures dip below 32 degrees.

The center, located at 222 E. Indiana, is not set up for lodging but is used in addition to homeless shelters to help homeless men, women and families with children get out from the cold.

With temperatures expected to drop to 28 degrees Sunday night, the warming center will open for the first time. Hours of operation will be 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The warming center will continue to be activated during periods of cold weather through Feb. 28. 

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