Information for those impacted by yesterday’s storms in Sangamon County and the surrounding areas.
- Officials are warning residents not to attempt to clear trees or other debris from power lines and all lines should be treated as live even in areas where power is out.
- Drivers should proceed cautiously as traffic lights could be out and plan to treat intersections as a four-way stop.
- Drivers should be aware of debris on roadways and trees that could still potentially fall
- Power outages persist. Residents can view and track their electric service status by inputting their street address and phone number from the outage map at: Outage Map | Ameren
Cooling Centers in Sangamon County
Municipal Center East
Located at 800 E. Monroe St.
Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Municipal Center West
Located at 300 S. Seventh St.
From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Located at 326 S. Seventh St.
Open in a limited capacity
From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
Located at 1600 Clear Lake Ave.
Entrance on south side, off of Martin Luther King Drive
From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday
Salvation Army Overflow Shelter
221 N. 11th Street
7 days a week
7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Mon.-Fri. 10:0 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (88 degrees or higher)
Sat.-Sun. hours subject to staff and heat index
Office of Community Relations
Located at 1450 Groth St.
From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Washington Street Mission
Located at 408 N. Fourth St.
Open from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday