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Cold Weather Shelters Opening In Palm Beach County

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TEMPS COULD DROP INTO LOW 30s SATURDAY NIGHT…

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County just announced the opening of cold weather shelters as the temperature could plummet into the low 30s in some parts of Palm Beach County overnight.

This is the official statement issued just before noon on Saturday, January 14th:

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, 1/14/2023; and will close as necessary based on weather conditions as outlined in the Cold Weather Shelter Plan.

Westgate Park and Recreation Center

3691 Oswego Ave

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Belle Glade Transitional Shelter and Lake Village at the Glades

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 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

Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management would like to thank our partners at The Salvation Army, The Red Cross, PBC Parks & Recreation, Palm Tran, PBC Community Services and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in protecting our residents.

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