Wake County will open a third shelter for people affected by the winter weather at 8 p.m. at today, Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Shelters are now available at:
Apex Methodist Church
100 S. Hughes St., Apex
Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Drive, Garner
Knightdale High School
100 Bryan Chalk Lane in Knightdale
Healthy dogs and cats should be comfortable in homes without power in the temperatures that are anticipated this evening. If necessary, non-service dogs and cats in crates may be brought to these shelters. Owners should bring all necessary pet supplies.
View a list of closings, delays and cancellations for Wake County locations.
These shelters are not equipped to provide life-sustaining medical support. Residents who have life-sustaining medical equipment that is vulnerable to electrical failure should call 919-856-7044 if they anticipate needing assistance.
At this time, the Wake County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will remain at level three. This means that equipment and personnel are responding and the EOC is staffed on a continual basis. This staffing includes a call center that is available to handle non-emergency calls in English and Spanish. The call center phone number is 919-856-7044. People should call 9-1-1 in an emergency.
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