The Effingham County Emergency Management Agency will open a Warming Center as the temperatures are expected to hit 22 degrees this evening. The Warming Center will be located at 2696 U.S. Hwy 80 • Bloomingdale, GA 31302 – which is normally the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office substation. The Warming Center will open at 6:00pm on January the 23rd and will remain open until 8:00 am on Friday the 24th of January; we are expecting to reopen the Warming Center on Friday the 24th at 6:00pm as the temperatures are again expected to drop to 20 degrees. The Effingham Emergency Management Agency will open the Warming Center anytime the temperatures drop below 30 degrees. Everyone is encouraged to stay weather aware.