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Cold Weather Shelters To Again Open In Palm Beach County

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Another Night Of Extremely Cold Weather Expected. Palm Beach County Opens Shelters.

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Don’t let the sun shining through palm trees mislead you. Frigid air is again expected in Palm Beach County overnight Sunday in Monday. A warming shelter is set to open. (Licensed/StoryBlocks).

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Another night of exceptionally cold weather is now expected again in Palm Beach County. While not quite as cold as Saturday night into Sunday morning, the forecast is again calling for windchills that could plummet into the 30s in parts of the area.

Palm Beach County is again opening a cold weather shelter for anyone who needs a place to stay warm. The official statement was issued mid-day Sunday:

The National Weather Service predicts a temperature of 40°F or a wind chill lower than 35°F for at least four hours in Western Palm Beach County only. 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 shelter at the Westgate Park & Recreation Center is now closed.

The following cold weather emergency shelter location is open 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

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 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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