Overnight wind chill is expected to be at or below 15 °F.
During a White Flag Event, participating homeless shelters are requested to place a white flag on their facility’s exterior door, which shall publicly convey that extra bed space may be available.
Location: St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter (1001 W 7th St, Owensboro, KY)
Meals: Daniel Pitino Shelter
– Breakfast (8:00 a.m.)
– Lunch (11:00 a.m.)
– Dinner (5:30 p.m.)
Point of Harry Pedigo
Other Info: What those seeking shelter should know:
- Come to Daniel Pitino Shelter (501 Walnut St, Owensboro, KY) at 5:30 p.m. this evening to enjoy dinner, and then if bed space is unavailable at local shelters, go to St. Benedict’s at 7 p.m. for a warm night’s rest.
- You may show up on your own at St. Benedict’s any time after 7 p.m. tonight and before 8 a.m. tomorrow.
- For those without transportation in rural areas of Daviess County (outside Owensboro city limits), please contact Harry Pedigo (270-315-4419) before 4 p.m. either day. GRITS may provide transportation to the Daniel Pitino Shelter, but only during the hours of 5-6 p.m. this evening.
- For those without transportation inside the Owensboro city limits, the Owensboro Transit System has a bus stop near the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Anyone wishing to ride the city bus to the shelter needs to let the driver know and the ride will be provided free of charge. This free ride is only allowed to the Daniel Pitino Shelter for the city busses at 4:35 p.m., 5:20 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. busses this evening.
According to the National Weather Service Paducah Office’s forecast, tonight and tomorrow night will be the only nights currently expected to reach White Flag criteria through at least Sunday, December 2, 2018.