Posted on November 27, 2018
Cold Weather Emergency Advisory - Special cold-night shelters opening at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27
Broward County, FL - The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Tuesday, November 27, 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 27 to 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Homeless persons are advised to report to the following pickup and/or shelter locations (map attached), no later than 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters:
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)
City of Hollywood
Broward Outreach Center
2056 Scott Street
(Shelter Location Only)
However, if the weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be cancelled or extended. If there are changes to this declaration, they will be issued no later than 1PM on the date of the event.
If you have any questions or need additional information on the Homeless plan for your area, contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.