Red Cross shelter open in Walsenburg for stranded drivers

Joe Dominguez, Multimedia Journalist - Pueblo Chieftain Bureau , j.dominguez@krdo.com
POSTED: 02:52 PM MDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 03:12 PM MDT Mar 10, 2013 
OTD November 9 - Red Cross
WALSENBURG, Color. -

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter in Walsenburg for motorists stranded by winter weather.

The shelter is located at the Community Center in Walsenburg. That's at 1010 Russell Street.

Chain laws are in effect for the Raton Pass between southern Colorado and New Mexico though Interstate 25 has yet to close because of winter weather.

State Patrol reported no hotel vacancies in Trinidad Saturday night due to motorists' unexpected stops tied to the weather.