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Cold Weather Shelters Open In Palm Beach County

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County is opening Cold Weather shelters as temperatures plunge to levels not seen in more than a decade.

The emergency management office issued this advisory just after 10 a.m. Saturday:

The National Weather Service predicts a temperature of 40°F or a wind chill lower than 35°F for at least four hours in Palm Beach County. In order to protect those seeking refuge from the cold during the overnight period, the Palm Beach County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, activated the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Plan for all of Palm Beach County.

The following cold weather emergency shelter locations will be open beginning at 7:00 PM, Saturday, 1/29/2021; and will close as necessary based on weather conditions as outlined in the Cold Weather Shelter Plan.

Therapeutic Recreation Center

2728 Lake Worth Road

Lake Worth, FL  33461

Belle Glade Intake Center

341 N.W. 11th Street

Belle Glade, FL  33430

Palm Tran Connection will begin bus pickups to the established routes at 6:00 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. For more information on the Cold Weather Shelters or bus pickups, please go to Cold Weather Shelters or call:

• Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management

(561) 712-6400

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