Almost as soon as the sun went down Wednesday night, temperatures around the Sacramento/San Joaquin region started dropping into the low 40s and upper 30s. By 10:00 p.m. many area temperatures were below freezing.
The County and City of Sacramento opened a joint warming center Wednesday night at the Southside Park Pool Building at 2115 6th street. It will be open between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for at least three nights.
The City of Elk Grove and the Cosumnes Community Services District also opened a warming center. It is set up at the Barbara Morse Wackford Community and Aquatic complex at 9014 Bruceville Road, and will be open Wednesday and Thursday nights, and possibly longer depending on conditions, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 a.m.