With freezing weather still posing a threat to Austin-Travis County, it’s important for the public to know how to check on the status of the City of Austin’s Cold Weather Shelters. (Note: Cold weather shelters are NOT active as of today, January 27, 2023.)
The shelters activate at the following thresholds:
32 degrees or colder overnight.
35 degrees, with rain/wet.
35 degrees, with wind chill of 32 degrees or colder.