Several schools and community centers throughout Austin are opening as shelters in response to the winter conditions rolling through Central Texas on Feb. 3.

Five shelters at area recreation centers are set to operate 24 hours a day, while two local schools will serve as shelters Feb. 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The city, Travis County and Capital Metro are coordinating with other community members to provide transportation for anyone in need of a ride to shelters or warming centers. Rides can be arranged by calling 311.

“The entire city is getting ready for the impending weather, and we’re doing everything we can to make sure we’re prepared,” said Juan Ortiz, director of Austin's office of emergency management, in a statement. “The city and county are working together to make sure every resident has the information and resources they need to stay safe during this event.”

Additional alerts from the city will be posted online. Information on Austin Energy outages are available on the utility's website, and highway conditions can be monitored online through the Texas Department of Transportation.