Goshen is seeing the first cold snap of the season, with strong winds and subzero temperatures sweeping through today and tomorrow. The National Weather Service predicts wind gusts to increase up to 45 mph, with wind chill values of 0 to -15 degrees tonight and Thursday night. Please dress warmly and be careful if going outside.

Winds will cause traveling to become difficult, especially on North-South roadways. The NWS suggests taking in holiday decorations or other loose items outside today if possible.

A daytime warming shelter has been opened up at Maple City Chapel for the remainder of this week. This shelter will remain open today until 4 p.m. and daily through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Those needing a warm shelter after hours may request transportation to Faith Mission, which operates a low-barrier overnight warming shelter.

If you or someone you know is in need of shelter after hours, call 574-534-2300 to request transportation.