Cold weather shelters open - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Cold weather shelters open

Cold weather shelters are expected to open again tonight at 7 p.m. at the following locations:

Westgate Community Center Gymnasium
3691 Oswego Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL  33409

West County Senior Citizens Center
2916 State Road 15
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Almost 200 people crowded into cold weather shelters last night as temperatures dipped into the low 30s. Hundreds of people have sought shelter this past week, during the longest period of cold weather in South Florida in more than 25 years.

Last night, thousands of Florida Power & Light customers went to bed without power. The utility said so many customers using so much more power to heat their homes has caused outages.

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