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Cold weather shelters open tonight

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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

The Salvation Army opened their shelters Monday night and will again open their shelters tonight due to the colder weather.

Salvation Army Business Manager Sally Lohrbach said they are opening their Gulfport and Pascagoula shelters. The Gulfport shelter holds around 50 people and the Pascagoula shelter will take about 40. If there are additional people who show up they will open another shelter, Lohrbach said.

Each of the shelters are equipped with cots, pillows and blankets. They will also serve meals to those staying at the shelter.

Check-in for both locations begins at 4 p.m. Check-out is around 7 a.m.

For more information call the Gulfport shelter at 228-374-8301 or call the Pascagoula location at 228-762-7222.

Gulfport shelter is located at 2019 22nd Street.

Pascagoula shelter is located at 3217 Nathan Hale Road.

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