Severe Weather Shelter

The Cowlitz County Severe Weather Shelter is currently CLOSED. (updated 3/17/21)

Check this page to see if we will be open on any given night.


Q: Where is the shelter located?
A: The shelter is located at 2000 E Kessler Blvd. Longview, WA 98632

Q: What are the shelter hours when in operation?
A: The shelter hours are 6 pm- 7 am.

Q: When does the shelter open?
A: The shelter opens when a severe weather event has been called by the city of Longview AND the temperature is below 34 degrees for multiple upcoming nights.

Q: How can I or my organization get involved?
A: To get involved volunteering or to donate to the shelter, contact

Q: Who operates the severe weather shelter?
A: The severe weather shelter is operated by Love Overwhelming and the Kelso-Longview Ministerial Association.

For more information or questions contact the shelter leadership team at