Broward issues cold weather emergency

Published On: Mar 26 2013 02:19:36 PM EDT
Updated On: Mar 26 2013 06:25:50 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

Broward County issued a cold weather emergency Tuesday through Thursday as temperatures could reach lows in the 40s.

The cold weather emergency is in effect from:

  • 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday.
  • 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday.

Anyone needing a place to stay is asked to report to one of three shelters in Broward County no later than 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Pompano Beach City Hall
    100 W. Atlantic Boulevard
    Pickup only
  • The Salvation Army
    1445 W. Broward Boulevard
    Shelter and pickup
  • Broward Outreach Center
    2056 Scott Street
    Shelter

Click here for a cold weather shelters map.

The cold weather emergency may be canceled if the forecast changes.

Click here for the latest forecast.

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