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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 21, 2020
1-DAY COLD WEATHER EMERGENCY ADVISORY
Courtesy of Broward County, Florida
DAVIE, Fla. - The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, including wind chill, in the upper 30’s to low 40’s in Broward County.
in Broward County.
Therefore, Broward County has declared a 1-Day Cold Weather Emergency: 6 PM Tuesday, January 21, 2020 until 10 AM, Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
**Homeless persons are advised to report to the following Pickup and/or Shelter locations (map attached), no later than 6 PM on Tuesday night for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters:
Pompano BeachNortheast Transit Center - Corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. & Dixie Hwy.(Pickup Location Only)
Fort LauderdaleSalvation Army - 1445 West Broward Boulevard(Shelter and Pickup Location) HollywoodBroward Outreach Center - 2056 Scott Street(Shelter Location - Individuals) only; not families)
Please notify homeless persons in your area of this advisement.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 1 p.m. on the date of the event.If you have questions or need additional information on the Homeless plan for your area, contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.
DATE: January 21, 2020MEDIA CONTACT: Rebecca McGuire, Human Services AdministratorHomeless Initiative PartnershipPHONE: 954-357-5686CELL: 954-802-4512EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Assistant
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