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Posted on: November 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Broward County Issues Cold Weather Emergency Advisory

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The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Tuesday, November 27th, including wind chill in the mid to upper 40's in Broward metro areas. As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a 1-Day Cold Weather Emergency from 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 27th to 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 28th. Homeless persons are advised to report to the following pickup and/or shelter locations, no later than 6:30 p.m. this evening (Tuesday, November 27th) for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters: 

City of Hollywood: Broward Outreach Center, 2056 Scott Street (Shelter Location Only)

City of Pompano Beach: Pompano Beach City Hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd (SE Corner) (Pickup Location Only) 

City of Fort Lauderdale: The Salvation Army, 1445 West Broward Blvd (Shelter and Pickup Location) 

If weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be cancelled or extended. If you have any questions or need additional information on the Homeless plan, please call the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.

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