Cold weather shelter to open in Walton County

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Walton County residents seeking refuge from this weekend's cold weather will now have a warm place to spend Christmas.

Walton County Emergency Management has activated the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Plan for Walton County on Sunday, Dec. 24th.

The cold weather emergency shelter will open at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and is located at:

DeFuniak Springs Community Center

361 North 10th Street DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433

The National Weather Service predicts a temperature of below 40F in Walton County.

Freezing temperatures are possible late Sunday through the morning of Monday, Dec. 25th.

Walton County Emergency Management will continue to monitor weather developments and make additional announcements as necessary.

Please call Walton County Emergency Management at (850) 951-2017 if you have any questions.

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