The city of Killeen has announced it will open a warming station at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, due to temperatures dropping below freezing.

Those seeking temporary relief from the frigid temperatures will be able to remain at the warming station 24 hours a day while the cold continues, according to Hilary Shine, Killeen city spokeswoman.

Temperatures are predicted to drop to 30 degrees Thursday night, and into the 20s on Friday and Saturday nights. Daytime highs are forecasted to be in the high 40s through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

The warming station will remain open until temperatures rise above freezing.

The Killeen Community Center will also remain open to the public for regular business hours and scheduled activities.

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