Created: 01/16/2014 9:37 AM WHEC.com
The Open Door Mission is preparing for the return of cold weather to the area.
Officials are issuing a Code Blue alert that will go into effect Saturday night and remain until further notice. All participating shelters will be allowed to add more beds at their specific facility.
Officials at the Open Door Mission say donations of towels, blankets, cosmetics and other items are always helpful.