Updated March 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, a Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelter opens Monday, March 29.
The shelter operates from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. Guests cannot check into the shelters after 8 p.m. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 8 p.m. that location closes for the evening.
The location is:
Port Orchard United Methodist Church725 Kitsap StPort Orchard, WA
Special measures are taken at the shelter to prevent the spread of viruses, including COVID-19.
Those needing transportation from Silverdale or Kingston to the Port Orchard shelter can call 360.373.3000 to arrange for a ride before 7 p.m.
The Severe Weather Shelters serve anyone in our area who requires safe overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activations are weather-dependent. Call 2-1-1 for information about the Severe Weather Shelter Program and details on how to receive text message notifications when the shelters open.
Brownsville Hwy NE is closed between both ends of S Keyport Rd NE due to a sinkhole. A detour route around the area is in place. The road is anticipated to reopen to traffic in July, 2021. Read the press release for more information.
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