Severe weather shelter to stay open in Auburn through the weekend

In response to predicted cold weather conditions, the Auburn Food Bank has extended the dates of the severe weather shelter during overnight hours at Veterans Memorial Park until temperatures moderate.

The shelter – in the William C. Warren Building, 411 E St. NE – will be open the following days/times:

• Thursday: 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

• Friday: 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

• Saturday: 11 p.m.-7 a.m.

• Sunday: 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

• Monday: 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

This is an emergency shelter only and no services are provided.

For more information, please contact Debbie Christian at the food bank at 253-334-4860 or Auburn Emergency Management at 253-876-1925.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.