Update: Red Cross to open shelter in SE Fort Wayne

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This just in from the American Red Cross Facebook Page:

For those affected by yesterday’s storms and without power, we are opening a shelter at Bethlehem Lutheran, 3705 S. Anthony. The shelter will open tonight at 7:30 p.m. Please bring any medications, personal hygiene items, a sleeping bag and pillow for comfort on the provided cots. Please share with family and friends who may not see this post.

Shelter will be important tonight for 5,400 I&M customers who might be without power until as late as midday Wednesday. The overnight weather forecast calls for a sub-freezing low temperature of 28 degrees, with wind gusts to 20 mph.