ALICE, texas — According to a release from the city of Alice, Texas starting Thursday, Dec. 22 a warming center will be open to the public at the Merchant's Building at the Jim Wells County fairgrounds at 3001 South Johnson Street.
It will be open from 8 p.m. to 8 a-m. and reopen Friday night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
No pets will be allowed inside an food will not be provided.
If residents need a ride to the warming center, call the rural economic assistance league public transportation services at 361-668-3158.
Residents are advised to take immediate action to protect their property by doing the following:
• Wrap all exposed pipes located outside or in unheated areas of the home with
newspaper, insulation, or towels.
• Remove garden hoses from outside faucets and insulate outside faucets with a
Styrofoam, rags, or paper.
• Shut off irrigation systems.
If there are electricity outages, call AEP at 1-866-223-8508.