BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County is opening a “Cold Weather Shelter” as temperatures set to plunge below 40 degrees Friday night and Saturday night, with windchills dropping into the 30s. The shelter is set to serve West Palm Beach County.
According to County officials, “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 Western Palm Beach County.”
The following cold weather emergency shelter locations will be open beginning at 7:00 PM, Friday, 12/23/2022; and will close as necessary based on weather conditions as outlined in the Cold Weather Shelter Plan.
Belle Glade Transitional Shelter and Lake Village at the Glades located at 341 NW 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 the Glades Region only. 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 at (561) 712-6400.
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