Barre, VT – The Vermont chapter of the American Red Cross says it is opening a shelter in Barre for families impacted by the storm. It will be at the Barre Auditorium on Auditorium Hill Road. Doors to the shelter open at 6 p.m. Friday and will stay open until further notice.
Vermont Department of Public Safety says several shelters and warming centers have already been established around the state. As of 2:30 p.m., more than 60,000 people are without power in Vermont.
DPS listed eleven places that opened Friday. Most planned to close around 6 p.m. and people are encouraged to call ahead to ensure shelters are still open.
Shelter and Warming Centers:
|Norwich Public Safety Building||10 Hazen Street, Norwich, VT||802-649-1133||Hours Unknown|
|Shelburne Town Center Gym||5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT||802-316-1754||Hours Unknown|
|Fayston Municipal Center||866 North Fayston Road, Fayston, VT||Closing 6pm|
|VTNG Bennington Warming Center||100 Franklin Lane, Bennington, VT||802-338-4230||Open 2 – 6pm|
|Richmond Town Center Warming Center||203 Bridge St. Richmond, VT||Closes 4pm|
|VTNG Swanton Warming Center||13 Ferris St, Swanton, VT 05488||802-338-4219||2pm-6pm|
|Barre Auditorium||20 Auditorium Hill Barre, VT 05641||802-476-0256||Opens at 6pm|
|VTNG Williston Warming Center||7846 Williston Rd, Williston, VT 05495||802-338-4014||8am-6pm|
|VTNG Vergennes Warming Center||37 Monkton Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491||802-338-4020||8am-6pm|
|VTNG Newport Warming Center||540 Union St, Newport, VT 05855||802-338-4164||8am-6pm|
|VTNG Lyndonville Warming Center||73 Highgate St, Lyndonville, VT 05851||802-338-4252||8am-6pm|
Those in need of shelter or assistance are urged to call 211 or go to Vermont Emergency Mangement’s website.