Warming Centers Available During Weekend Freeze

By Lori Preuitt
|  Thursday, Feb 24, 2011  |  Updated 3:00 PM PDT
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A cold winter storm is bringing scattered showers to the Bay Area Thursday morning. Showers are expected to become more steady and widespread Thursday afternoon into the evening with snow levels falling to around 1000 ft. Thursday night. Snow is expected to fall over the East Bay Hills and the <a title=Santa Cruz Mountains above 1000 feet and accumulations as low as 500 feet are possible. Depending on when the storm moves out, if precipitation lingers late Friday Night into early Saturday, temperatures will be cold enough for snow flurries or wet snow flakes near sea level. Send us your weather pictures: WeatherPic@NBCBayArea.Com" />

A cold winter storm is bringing scattered showers to the Bay Area Thursday morning. Showers are expected to become more steady and widespread Thursday afternoon into the evening with snow levels falling to around 1000 ft. Thursday night. Snow is expected to fall over the East Bay Hills and the Santa Cruz Mountains above 1000 feet and accumulations as low as 500 feet are possible. Depending on when the storm moves out, if precipitation lingers late Friday Night into early Saturday, temperatures will be cold enough for snow flurries or wet snow flakes near sea level. Send us your weather pictures: WeatherPic@NBCBayArea.Com

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The frosty weekend forecast has city officials in San Jose setting up Warming Centers this weekend.

The National Weather Service issued a freeze watch for both Saturday and Sunday with temperatures reaching below freezing in San Jose and surrounding communities.

The centers are a place for people who don't have heat or the elderly to come for refuge.

The centers will be open both mornings from 8 a.m. to noon:

Almaden Community Center
6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120
408-268-1133

Berryessa Community Center
3050 Berryessa Rd., San Jose, CA 95132
408-251-6392
 
Camden Community Center
3369 Union Ave.,  San Jose, CA 95124
408-559-8553

Evergreen Community Center
4860 San Felipe Rd., San Jose, CA 95135
408-270-2220

Seven Trees Community Center
3590 Cas Dr, San Jose, CA 95111
408-794-1690

Mayfair Community Center
2039 Kammerer Ave. , San Jose, CA 95116
408-794-1060
 
Roosevelt Community Center
901 East Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95116
408-794-7555
 
Southside Community Center
5585 Cottle Rd., San Jose, CA 95123
408-629-3336
 
Cypress Community Center
403 S. Cypress Ave, San Jose, CA 95117
408-244-1353

Willows Senior Center
2175 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, CA 95125
408-448-6400
 

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