City Rescue Mission extends emergency shelter for Hurricane Michael

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – City Rescue Mission is extending hours at its New Life Inn in anticipation of Hurricane Michael’s potential impact here in Jacksonville.

The homeless shelter is pushing back checkout time to 9 a.m. Wednesday, and possibly later, depending on how long severe weather lasts as Michael pushes across the state, according to a news release.

The organization said it is closely monitoring hurricane forecasts and will extend emergency services as needed as part of its ongoing effort to provide a safe shelter for those in need.

Check-in for guests ran from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

All guests will receive warm meals and shelter to those who need help riding out the storm.

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