Cold Weather Shelters Open Across the Region as Temperatures Expected to Drop Below Freezing
REGIONAL – The National Weather Service is predicting freezing temperatures overnight that could reach as far south as Pasco County.
Pasco County officials are opening cold weather shelters in two locations tonight at 6:00 p.m.
Joining Hands Mission, located 3333 US -19 N., Ste. 1 in Holiday for West Pasco, and those seeking shelter in East Pasco are asked to call Samaritan Project of Zephyrhills before 9:00 p.m. at 813.810.8670 or Restored Hope before 6:00 p.m. at 352-437-4815.
The Salvation Army is opening a cold weather shelter tonight in Citrus County that will be open between 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The shelter is located at 712 S. School Avenue in Lecanto. Officials say the shelter could remain in operation throughout the week.
For Hernando County residents, Jericho Road Ministries has a men’s shelter located at 1090 Mondon Hill Road in Brooksville, and a Women’s Shelter located at 1163 Howell Ave, also in Brooksville.
Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower 30s after midnight tonight and could remain below freezing for up to 5 hours in some locations.
Damage to sensitive plants is likely and pets should be kept inside.
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