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Red Cross opens emergency shelter in Olympia for those without power

Heavy snow, power outages cover the South Sound Saturday morning

A heavy regional snow event left the South Sound covered in a winter blanket, leaving thousands without power and tricky travel for those braving the elements.
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A heavy regional snow event left the South Sound covered in a winter blanket, leaving thousands without power and tricky travel for those braving the elements.

The Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter in Olympia for those without power.

It opened at 5 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave. SE.

Anyone without power may seek shelter, the organization said in a news release.

Rolf has worked at The Olympian since August 2005. He covers breaking news, the city of Lacey and business for the paper. Rolf graduated from The Evergreen State College in 1990.


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