The public buildings listed below are available as warming centers during regular business hours for frigid temperatures during the 2016- 2017 winter season:
3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Daily
Charles County Public Library
La Plata Branch, 2 Garrett Avenue., La Plata
P.D. Brown Memorial Branch, 50 Village Street., Waldorf
Potomac Branch, 3225 Ruth B. Swan Drive, Indian Head
Waldorf West Branch, 10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf
All branches open:
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Department of Community Services
8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Nanjemoy Community Center
4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Richard R. Clark Senior Center
1210 Charles Street, La Plata
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
If you require a warming shelter or know of someone in need of shelter after hours, please contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Department at 301-932-2222.
Severe weather notices are posted on the Charles County Government website, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Weather updates are also aired on CCGTV, which broadcasts on Comcast channel 95 and Verizon channel 10. Sign up for the Citizen Notification System (CNS) to receive inclement weather and traffic alerts by text message, email, or phone.
For information on power outages, view the SMECO outage map. Call 877-747-6326 to report a power outage. Call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.