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Pasco County issued a severe weather alert, cold shelters open
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Pasco County issued a severe weather alert, cold shelters open

Pasco County, FL -- The Pasco County Office of Emergency Management has issued a severe cold weather alert for tonight. Read the full report below:

Low pressure system will drop temperatures Saturday and Sunday night into the mid 30's with wind chills causing temperatures to feel like the low 30's to upper 20's over inland Pasco County.

These low temperatures and wind chills are dangerous to anyone who will be outside for a long period of time. Children, the elderly and pets are especially vulnerable to the cold and extra care should be taken to protect them. Make sure to bundle up and dress in layers to keep as warm as possible!
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LOCAL ACTIONS:
 
    Cold Weather Partners have been notified

    Cold Weather Shelters will be opened at 6:00 p.m.
 
The following shelters will be open Saturday (1/22/11) and Sunday (1/23/11):
1)    Volunteer Way
    10008 Moon Lake Road
    New Port Richey       * No families accepted.
    (727) 815-0433

2)    Community Congregational Church
    6533 Circle Blvd
    New Port Richey         *Families accepted.
    (727) 849-1943

3)    Home with a Heart
    11736 U.S. 19
    Room 161                    
    Port Richey                   * Families accepted.
    (727) 267-5475

4)    The Holy Ground Shelter
    8835 Denton Avenue   
    Hudson                        *Families accepted.

5)    The Samaritan Project
    34921 Chauncy Road
    Zephyrhills                     *Families accepted.
    (813) 810-8670

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