With temperatures expected to drop into the mid to low 30's on Sunday night, some counties have opened cold weather shelters to keep people warm.
The shelters, which will open at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, are located at the following locations:
-West Pasco: Joining Hands Missions, 3333 U.S. Highway 19 N, Suite 1 in Holiday. This shelter is open for individuals. Families can call The United Way at 2-1-1 for assistance.
-East Pasco: Restored Hope, 13703 17th Street, who can be reached at 352-437-4815 before 6 p.m. on Sunday, or Samaritan Project of Zephyrhills, who can be reached at 813-810-8670 to help them find shelter.
All cold weather shelters will close at 7 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11.
Salvation Army - Center of Hope, 1400 10th St., Sarasota, FL 34236.
The Salvation Army will conduct its normal cold weather operation plan, which includes the front porch opening at 4 p.m., with intake expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.; the front porch will re-open at 4:30 a.m. and remain open until 5 a.m., when the welcome center opens.
Grace United Methodist Church, 400 E. Field Ave., Venice, FL 34285, will open at 5 p.m.
Individuals who need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance:
1090 Mondon Hill Road
Brooksville, FL 34605
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103
Women’s Shelter ‘Mary’s House’
1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.109