Walton County Emergency Management has activated the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Plan for Walton County this evening, Wednesday, March 15.

The following cold weather emergency shelter will be open beginning at 5:30 p.m.

DeFuniak Springs Community Center

361 North 10th St.

DeFuniak Springs

The National Weather Service predicts a temperature of below 40°F in Walton County.

Freezing temperatures are possible late tonight through tomorrow morning, Thursday, March 16.

 Walton County Emergency Management will continue to monitor weather developments and make additional announcements as necessary.

Call Walton County Emergency Management at 951-2017 if you have any questions.