Wind chill advisories in effect on the Treasure Coast, inland Palm Beach County; shelters open
2:56 PM, Jan 6, 2014
8:28 AM, Jan 7, 2014
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Wind chill advisories are in effect on the Treasure Coast and inland Palm Beach County until 10 a.m. Tuesday.
According to the National Weather Service, "Cold wind chill values will pose a hazard to those outdoors without appropriate protection. The weather service recommends that you dress in layers and wear a hat and gloves.
It also urges pet owners to make sure their pets are protected.
The following shelters will be open on the Treasure Coast:
Image of Christ, 707 North Seventh St., Fort Pierce, opening 5 p.m.-7 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.
The Source, 1015 Commerce Ave., Vero Beach. Dinner at 5 p.m. Monday. Guests must arrive no later than 9 p.m. Breakfast available in the morning. Shelter can accommodate up to 50 people.
The American Red Cross of Martin County is opening a cold weather shelter at 7 p.m. Monday at the Gertrude Walden Daycare Center, 602 S.E. Lake St., Stuart. The shelter will stay open until 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers contributed to this report.