Nov 28, 2014 1:33 PM

Update: More shelters, warming centers opened as temperatures expected to drop

The state has opened more shelters and warming centers on Friday as temperatures are expected to dip into single digits tonight.

New Hampshire Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Perry Plummer urges individuals without power or a safe alternate heating source to go to the nearest shelter or warming station.

"Tonight is going to be extremely cold and we want people to know that shelters and warming stations are open now and will continue to be open throughout the night," Plummer said. "Individuals and families can go to a shelter and receive warm meals, a warm place to sleep and access to charging stations."

The following shelters are open or on standby if needed:
• Allenstown Elementary School, 30 Main St., Allenstown.

• Campton Elementary School, 1110 NH Route 175, Campton.

• Deerfield Community School, 66 North Road, Deerfield.

• Laconia Middle School, 150 Mcgrath St., Laconia.

• Londonderry High School, at 295 Mammoth Road, Londonderry.

• Rochester Middle School, 47 Brock St., Rochester.

• Rowell Community Center, 12 Rowell Drive, Franklin.

• Winnisquam Regional High School, Main Street, Tilton.

The following warming centers are currently open:
• Auburn Fire Department, 6 Pingree Hill Road, Auburn.

• Brookline Safety Complex, 3 Post Road Office Drive, Brookline.

• Grace's Place, 9 Mechanic St., Farmington.

• Manchester Health Department, 1528 Elm St., in Manchester.

• McConnell Center, 61 Locust St., Dover.

• New Boston Fire Department, 4 Meetinghouse Hill Road, New Boston.

• Rochester Middle School, 47 Brock St., Rochester.

Residents and visitors should call 2-1-1 for the most up-to-date information.


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