Posted on January 17, 2018
1-Day Cold Weather Emergency Advisory
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, including wind chill, in the mid to upper 40’s in Broward metro areas. Therefore, Broward County has declared a 1-Day Weather Emergency from Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. until Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 a.m.
Homeless persons are advised to report to the following pickup and/or shelter locations (map attached), no later than 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday 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 by Broward County, they will be issued no later than 1:00 p.m. 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.