Cold temps ahead this weekend—everything you need to know, including warming shelters

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Downtown Birmingham. (Bham Now)

Big changes are coming this weekend—temperatures are predicted to fall below freezing in Birmingham. Here’s everything you need to know, including warming stations for those needing shelter.

City of Birmingham will open a warming station

In response to the freezing weather coming our way this weekend, the City of Birmingham will partner with Jimmie Hale Mission to open a warming station to the public.

In collaboration with One Roof, those needing warm shelter should also reach out to:

Preparing for the cold

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Lulu is ready for the cold. (Patience Itson / Bham Now)

Be sure to tune into your favorite weather forecasters and traffic reporters + follow them on social media to keep up with the latest weather news.

“This weekend we’ll have a strong cold front in the wake of Nicole, which will bring a significant drop in temperatures compared to earlier in the week. This will be our second freeze of the season so far, with lows in the upper 20/low30s. The cold weather fans will certainly enjoy!” 

Wes Wyatt, Chief Meteorologist , WBRC FOX 6 

Here are a few of our fave tips and tricks to prepare for the chilly temps:

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