Snohomish County announced Sunday that it is opening an emergency Cold Weather Shelter from Sunday through Tuesday as temperatures are expected to hover around freezing for the next few nights.
Residents, homeless citizens and anyone in need will be picked up at Lynnwood City Hall with transportation to the shelter provided at 7 p.m. sharp on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights and returned to city hall at 7 a.m. the following morning.
The shelter, hosted by the South Snohomish County Cold Weather Shelter, will provide a warm place to sleep, dinner, breakfast, sack lunch, according to a news release.
The forecast for Edmonds over the next few nights, according to the National Weather Service, calls for clouds and fog with highs around 40F and lows hovering around the freezing mark, 32-33F.
Here's the NWS forecast for the next few days:
- This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
- Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
- Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
- Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
- New Year's Day: Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
- Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
- Wednesday: Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 41.
- Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.