The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for potential snow and below freezing nighttime weather pa
The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for potential snow and below freezing nighttime weather patterns in the Puget Sound area over the next ten days. In response, Thurston County Public Health and Social Services is issuing a “Hazardous Weather” advisory to increase shelter capacity beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 13, and
extending through 7:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17.
During this hazardous weather activation period, shelter options are available at the Salvation Army, 808 5th St. SE Olympia for single men and women. Family Support Center’s Pear Blossom Place, 837 7th Ave. SE, Olympia, is available for families with children needing shelter and Community Youth Services, 520 Pear Street SE, Olympia, is available for youth ages 18-24.
Volunteers, as well as donations of blankets, coffee, creamer, cup of soups, and other snacks are needed. For volunteer opportunities, please email Keylee Marineau at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: https://www.iwshelter.org/code-blue.html.