Cooling shelter open in Louisa

Posted at 1:02 PM, Jun 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-30 14:09:24-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A cooling shelter is open for the weekend in Louisa County because of the extreme heat and power outages.

The shelter is located at the Betty Queen Intergenerational Center located at 522 Industrial Drive in Louisa.

The center will be from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Officials said food will not be provided at the shelter and folks will need to bring their own food, medications and other necessities.

Additionally, county emergency management said they are working to get roads open and trees free from power lines across the county.

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