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Culpeper County opens emergency shelter

Culpeper County officials opened the emergency shelter at the Salem Volunteer Fire Department on Sperryville Pike at 2 p.m. today.

“The shelter is open for people without electricity due to Hurricane Sandy,” said Culpeper County Emergency Services Director Tom Williams.

The shelter will remain open to resident s until at least 8 a.m. tomorrow. At that time officials will evaluate the situation and determine if the shelter should remain open longer.

Williams urged anyone seeking the use of the shelter to bring blankets and pillows. He also urged people taking medication to bring it with them.

The shelter is being staffed by the Red Cross and Culpeper Human Services personnel.

Officials expect weather conditions to deteriorate as the day goes on.

So far, officials have no word of power outages.
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