FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward County has declared a one-day cold weather emergency for Wednesday as the National Weather Service predicts low temperatures overnight, including wind chill, to dip down to the upper 30’s to low 40’s.
The emergency declaration will open shelters for the homeless looking to get out of the cold.READ MORE: Charges Expected Monday Against Miami Beach Officers Following Rough Arrest
Homeless persons are advised to report to the Salvation Army, located at 1445 West Broward Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale no later than 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters:READ MORE: Florida, Norwegian Cruise Line Fight Over Site of 'Vaccine Passport' Challenge
If the weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be canceled or extended.MORE NEWS: Dolphin TE Mike Gesicki, 2 Others, Go On COVID-19 Reserve List
If you have questions or need additional information on the Homeless plan for your area, contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357