In Philadelphia, hundreds have checked into shelters around the city, where 2,500 beds are available, said David Holloman, director of external affairs for the Office of Homeless Services.
Weather forecasters are predicting the freeze will last several more days with snow, heavy winds, and temperatures that will dip below zero with the windchill.
There are eight shelters in the county, and four Code Blue shelters, Foti said.
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