Weather Alert

San Antonio area cooling centers open for foreseeable future

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The Bexar County Office of Emergency Management announced today that cooling centers around the county will be open until further notice for residents in unincorporated areas and suburban cities.

“With ERCOT calling for conservation and higher temperatures approaching, I want to encourage our residents to utilize these cooling centers if they need to seek safety from the heat. If you need assistance, please call 311,” said City Manager Erik Walsh.

In a note earlier this week, VIA announced it will provide free rides to public cooling centers. VIA said passengers should inform the operator that they are traveling to a City cooling center when they board and that VIAtrans customers will be allowed to make same-day reservations for cooling center destinations only.

Cooling centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and OEM said the centers will remain operational during potential power outages. Bottled water and ice will be available.

  • Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office at 9810 Southton Road, San Antonio, TX 78223
  • Freeman Coliseum – Frontier Room at 3201 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78219
  • Emergency Services District 2 – Station 121 at 2096 Talley Road, San Antonio, TX 78253
  • Emergency Services District 3 – Station 104 at 23103 Bulverde Road, San Antonio, TX 78260
  • Emergency Services District 5 – Station 140 at 7120 E 6th Street, Somerset, TX 78069
  • Emergency Services District 8 – Station 182 at 20825 Babcock Road, San Antonio, TX 78255
  • Emergency Services District 10 – Station 169 at 9100 S Loop 1604 E., San Antonio, TX 78223
  • Gateway Fellowship Church at 10907 W. Loop 1604 N, San Antonio, TX 78254

On Monday, San Antonio city officials announced a list of cooling centers around the city and their hours for this week:

The cooling centers within the city will remain open next week during normal business hours for each location.

Service animals in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act will be allowed access to cooling centers.

 

 

 

 


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