Severe Weather Shelters open ahead of anticipated freezing weather

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:17pm
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Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, the Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters will be activated starting today.

Four shelters will have been opened beginning at 6 p.m. at Gateway Fellowship in Poulsbo, in it’s West Wing Building, Port Orchard United Methodist Church, Silverdale United Methodist Church, and at the Village Green Community Center in Kingston.

Additionally, the Salvation Army which operates as an independent shelter is also open in Bremerton on 6th Street.

These shelters will be open until 7 a.m. except for at Villiage Green which is open until 6:30 a.m.

Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 p.m. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 p.m., that location will close for the evening.

The severe weather shelters serve all people in Kitsap County who require safe, overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activations will be weather dependent. For more information about the Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelter Program, call 211.

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