American Red Cross of the Western Carolinas is opening an emergency shelter to help drivers who have trouble on I-40 because of the winter storm.
The shelter will be at First Baptist Church of Old Fort at 203 S. Main Street in Marion, NC. That's in McDowell County. The shelter will open beginning at 10p.m. Wednesday.
Officers and dispatchers across Western North Carolina are reporting deteriorating conditions on the roads. Everyone is urged to stay off the roads.
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