Broward declares cold weather emergency for 2nd night in a row

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward County officials have extended a cold weather emergency as a cold front passes through South Florida.

The National Weather Service predicts temperatures will again plunge overnight on Wednesday, with wind chills in the mid to upper 40s.

As result, county officials extended a cold weather emergency from 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday.

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

  • Pompano Beach
    Pompano Beach City Hall
    100 W. Atlantic Blvd. (Southeast Corner)
    (Pickup location to go to a shelter)
  • Fort Lauderdale
    The Salvation Army
    1445 West Broward Blvd.
    (Shelter and Pickup Location)
  • Hollywood
    Broward Outreach Center
    2056 Scott St.
    (Shelter and Pickup Location)

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

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