Warming shelters continue to be available today in the Greater Danbury area for people to escape the brutal cold. Danbury is making the City Shelter at New Street, and Jericho Partnership’s Good Samaritan Day Center on Maple Avenue available. The City Shelter is open as a warming center from 8:30am to 2pm, after which people are encouraged to go to the library. In Newtown, the Municipal Center is open as a warming center. New Milford has Loaves N Fishes open on Main Street. Governor Lamont activated Connecticut's Severe Cold Weather Protocol Wednesday and it will last through noon on Sunday. The protocol directs staff from various state agencies to coordinate with United Way of Connecticut's 2-1-1 and the state's network of shelters to make sure the most vulnerable residents are protected from the severe cold.