Medford declares severe weather event

MEDFORD, —With cold temperatures forecasted, a severe weather event is being declared in Medford. It goes into effect Thursday.

The declaration allows a shelter to open up for overnight stays when temperatures are expected to be below 25-degrees, or 32-degrees with other factors, such as wind and rain.

Access will operate the navigation shelter, located at 685 Market Street.

It’ll be open starting at 5:30 pm Thursday until 8:30 am Friday.

The city says food, bedding, and dry storage will be provided.

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Jenna King
NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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