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UPDATE: Evacuation center in Oshkosh now closed, people safely return to EAA grounds

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THURSDAY 7/29/2021 5:39 a.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The evacuation center in Oshkosh is now closed as severe weather made its way across the area.

According to officials, people were able to safely return to EAA grounds. American Red Cross of Wisconsin says their disaster volunteers are assessing needs with multiple residents in western and central Wisconsin.

There was no further information available.

Local 5 will update this story as more information is provided.

ORIGINAL: American Red Cross & partners open shelter for EAA AirVenture visitors

WEDNESDAY 7/28/2021 10:04 p.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – An evacuation center has been opened up for all of the people at the EAA for the AirVenture convention.

American Red Cross and their partners have provided the much-needed shelter at the Menominee Nation Arena (1212 S. Main St. Oshkosh).

Disaster volunteers from this area are helping visitors into the arena late Wednesday night.

The shelter is open and they urge EAA visitors to go there if they can travel safely.

American Red Cross says there will be power, restrooms, water, and a comfortable, safe place for people at the arena.

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