FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JAN. 28, 2022
TWO-DAY COLD WEATHER EMERGENCY ADVISORY ISSUED FOR JAN. 29 AND JAN. 30, 2022
Courtesy of Broward County
DAVIE, Fla. – The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, and on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, including wind chill, in the upper 30’s to low 40’s in Broward metro areas. As a result, Broward County has declared a 2-Day Cold Weather Emergency from 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, until 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.
Homeless persons are advised to report to the below locations no later than 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday nights. Please note that space is very limited.
The Salvation Army
1445 W. Broward Blvd.
The South Homeless Assistance Center
2056 Scott Street
1700 Blount Rd.
A bus will leave from The Salvation Army at 1445 W. Broward Blvd. on Saturday and Sunday night at 5:45 p.m. to transport individuals to another location. You must be at The Salvation Amy no later than 5:30 p.m. in order to get on the bus.
However, if the weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be canceled 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 any questions or need additional information on the homeless plan for your area, contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant