Red Cross opens shelter for travelers in Estes Park

ESTES PARK, Colo. -- The American Red Cross said it was opening an emergency shelter in Estes Park on Thursday evening for travelers stuck in the area by a spring snowstorm.

People needing assistance from the Red Cross should go to the Presbyterian Community Church at 1700 Brodie Ave.

"Anyone traveling in the affected area that is in need of a warm, safe place to go should go to the Red Cross shelter," officials said in a statement. "Red Cross volunteers will be at the shelter location to provide food, shelter, along with emotional and minor medical support."