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Prince George's County Opens Warming Centers Ahead of Arctic Blast

Dangerously low wind chills Tuesday will increase the risk of frostbite and hypothermia.

The Bowie Community Center will serve as a warming station in Prince George's County Tuesday.|Photo credit: Patch file
The Bowie Community Center will serve as a warming station in Prince George's County Tuesday.|Photo credit: Patch file
Prince George's County has opened several warming centers throughout the county in response to the arctic blast descending on the region late Monday and into Tuesday. 

Wind chill values in the county are expected as low as -5 to -15 degrees overnight and Tuesday, increasing the risk for frostbite and hypothermia, particularly in vulnerable populations. 

Warming centers were open in the county over the weekend to help residents cope with the cold. Monday, the county issued this updated list of local warming centers, available to residents through Tuesday, Jan. 7. Call the centers at the numbers listed for hours and restrictions. 

Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-203-6040

Suitland Community Park School Center
5600 Regency Lane
Forestville, MD 20747
301-736-3518; TTY 301-203-6030

Bowie Community Center
3209 Stonybrook Drive
Bowie, MD 20715 
301-464-1737

Seat Pleasant Activity Center
5720 Addison Road 
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743 
301-773-6685; TTY 301-218-6768

Kentland Community Center Park
2411 Pinebrook Avenue 
Landover, MD 20785 
301-386-2278; TTY 301-445-4512

Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel-Bowie Road 
Laurel, MD 20708 
301-953-7882; TTY 301-445-4512

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