Pasco Prepares For Cold Snap
The county is opening a cold weather shelter as chilly temperatures move into the area.
West Pasco residents might want to pull out those jackets as the weekend gets under way.
A cold front is predicted to move through the area this weekend, bringing with it temperatures that could fall into the 30s early Sunday, March 3, and again on Monday morning, according to the county's Office of Emergency Management.
“These low temperatures and wind chills are dangerous to anyone who will be
outside for a long period of time,” a media release from the agency states. “Children, the elderly and pets are especially vulnerable to the cold and extra care should be taken to protect
In light of the anticipated cold temperatures, the county has announced the opening of a cold weather shelter on both Saturday and Sunday nights at 6 p.m.
According to the release only one shelter is planning to open at this point. It is:
Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Dr., Port Richey. This shelter does not accept families. For more details, call 727-597-0428
A Look at the Weather
The National Weather Service also predicts rain for the area with the highest chance coming Saturday and into Sunday morning. The rains are anticipated to move out of the area by Sunday evening and a sunny Monday with a high in the low 60s is predicted.
For a complete look at the weather forecast in West Pasco, visit the National Weather Service online.