Severe weather shelter opens tonight

Due to freezing weather conditions, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan.

The shelter will open at 6 p.m. today, Monday, December 31, 2012, and again at 6 p.m., Tuesday, January 1. The hours of operation will be from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 p.m.

The shelter is located at the Bremerton Food Line, located at 1600 12th Street in Bremerton. The shelter will serve all citizens in the area who require safe overnight refuge where none is available. Further activations will be weather dependent.

For more information about the process, call 211 or call Kitsap Community Resources at 360-478-2301.



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