City Manager Kurt Sacha has determined that effective Friday, March 15 the severe weather event designated on January 28 will conclude. The weather forecast now indicates that low temperatures in Longview will be consistently above freezing (32 degrees).
Two emergency shelters had obtained temporary use permits to operate during this event. St. Stephens Episcopal Church at 1418 – 22nd Avenue opened a severe weather shelter for minors (and a parent accompanying a minor). Love Overwhelming located at 618 14th Avenue was also permitted. Pursuant to LMC 7.30, they may continue to provide emergency shelter services for up to but not beyond two more days.
For more information on permitted severe weather shelters, please contact the Community Development Department at 360.442.5087.