FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Okaloosa County will open two cold weather shelters for Dec. 21.


  • North County: Crestview Area Shelter for the homeless.
  • South County: One Hopeful Place
    • Opens at 4:00 PM.
    • 850-586-78791564
    • Percy L Coleman Rd Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    • Pickup location is 205 Shell Ave, starting shuttle service at 3:15 and 4:00PM
    • Website:

According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mobile, experts forecast temperatures below 40 degrees in Okaloosa County this week.

The public safety department says they only plan to open the North shelter in Crestview the night of Dec. 22.