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Posted: Monday, 06 January 2014 12:00PM

Cold Temperatures Cause Few Problems

The arctic temperatures are not causing too many problems around the immediate listening area, although two warming centers are open.  The warming center in Princeton opened Sunday night, while officials in Hopkinsville are opening one Monday night.  The Micah Mission in Hopkinsville, at 2nd and Virginia Streets, supported by the Red Cross, is opening a warming shelter. Manpower is urgently needed to staff the shelter and anyone who wants to help can call Cecilia Cloos at 270-348-5053.

The Princeton shelter is at Northside Baptist Church's Recreational Outreach Building, 101 Dawson Road.  Officials say anyone in need of a warm place to spend the night is welcomed.  Residents are justed asked to bring pillows, towels, any prescription medication and extra blankets.

Meanwhile, Trigg County Judge Executive, Hollis Alexander says they saw a few frozen locks and pipes.

Christian County Emergency Management Director, Randy Graham says there were a few power outages over night.

Caldwell County Judge Executive Brock Thomas says they had frozen pipes at the Animal Shelter, but roads are good.

Residents are encouarged to stay home if possible due to the cold, but asked to bundle up when venturing out.

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