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Broward opening cold weather shelter; expect drop to low 40s

The National Weather Service forecasts low temperatures, including wind chill, in the mid- to low-40s for Wednesday night, February 10, to Thursday morning, February 11, for Broward County.

As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a cold weather emergency for Wednesday, February 10, from 6:30 p.m. overnight ending Thursday morning, February 11, at 7 a.m.

Homeless persons are advised to report to the following locations, no later than 6:30 p.m. for transportation to special cold night shelters:

• City of Pompano Beach
Pompano Beach City Hall
100 W. Atlantic Blvd. (Southeast Corner)

• City of Fort Lauderdale
The Salvation Army
1445 W. Broward Blvd.

• City of Hollywood
Broward Outreach Center
2056 Scott St.

If you have any questions or need additional information on the plan for your area, contact Michael Wright, acting administrator, Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership Division, or cell).

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Feb 10 2010. Filed under Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Pompano Beach, Weather. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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