Broward County extends cold weather advisory

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward County officials have extended a cold weather emergency following the arrival of cold front that dropped temperatures in the low 50s.

Those cold temps are expected to continue Wednesday morning.

As a result of this front, county officials have declared a cold weather emergency from 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials have established cold night shelters for homeless individuals at the following locations:

  • Pompano Beach
    Northeast Transit Center
    Corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. & Dixie Hwy.
    (Pickup Location Only)
  • Fort Lauderdale
    The Salvation Army
    1445 West Broward Blvd.
    (Shelter and Pickup Location)
  • Hollywood
    Broward Outreach Center
    2056 Scott St.
    (Shelter Location)

Those who are homeless are advised to go to the pickup and shelter locations no later than 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for transportation or access to the shelters.

Officials said if the weather forecast changes, shelters may be extended or canceled. For more information, call the Broward County Homeless Hotline at 954-563-4357 (HELP).

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