Farmington, Missouri (December 27, 2017) – The City of Farmington is opening a warming shelter through Sunday, December 31, 2017, (and possibly longer, if necessary) at the Farmington Civic Center, #2 Black Knight Drive, during normal operating hours (M-F 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.).

The shelter will remain open daily, however, overnight shelter will not be provided. The need for an overnight shelter will be determined by the extent that the cold weather affects our area and public need. Persons needing an overnight warming shelter should contact the Farmington Police Department at 573.756.6686 for arrangements.

If additional emergency warming shelters are required, the city will announce the location of shelters through the local media.