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As temperatures plunge, shelter space available at Jericho Road Ministries in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — With the low temperature expected to approach freezing Wednesday night in Hernando County, shelter from the cold will be available at Jericho Road Ministries.

Jericho Road has limited cold-weather shelter space for men, women and families. Those who need shelter are asked, if possible, to call ahead, and they must arrive by 6 p.m. Wednesday and leave by 8 a.m. Thursday.

Men should call (352) 799-2912, ext. 103; women and families should dial ext. 109.

The men's shelter is at 1090 Mondon Hill Road in Brooksville. The women's shelter is at 1163 Howell Ave. in Brooksville.

The National Weather Service has forecast a low temperature of 34 degrees early Thursday morning in Hernando, with a wind chill of 28. The daytime high on Thursday is expected to be 62, with a low Thursday night of 44.

As temperatures plunge, shelter space available at Jericho Road Ministries in Brooksville 11/27/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 1:41pm]
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