Mercedes Dome to Open to Serve as Shelter

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WESLACO – A warming station is opening in Weslaco, as temperatures dip across the Rio Grande Valley.

First Baptist Church will open its doors for families and children in need Friday and Saturday. It’s located at 600 South Kansas Avenue. Intake will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Anyone with questions can contact Elizabeth at (956) 969-9585.

Today’s high temperatures will be in the 40s. Gusty north winds will make it feel like the mid-30s for much of the day.

Below is a list of other shelters open:


Ozanam Center
656 N Minnesota Ave.
(956) 831-6331


Loaves and Fishes
514 South E St.
(956) 423-1014


Salvation Army
1600 N 23rd St.
(956) 682-1468
Be sure to bring your ID


Mercedes Dome
1202 N Vermont 

Doors open at 5 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. 
Bring your own bedding, snacks, etc.

Port Isabel

Lighthouse Assembly of God Church
110 Port Road 
(956) 943-5372
Shelter opens at 6

Rio Grande City
Wings of Fire Ministries
1207 N. Avasolo
(956) 317-1410 / (956) 735-7038

First Christian Church
589 W. Rodriguez Avenue
Hours: 9 a.m to 1 p.m.


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