Update: List of shelters opening as spring snowstorm, power outages hits

Area communities have opened up designated shelters for people without power due to the spring snowstorm.

Thousands of people throughout the region are without power Thursday morning as the snowstorm continues to moves through.

Shelters have been opened in the following communities:

Humboldt: Humboldt Fire Hall is open for anyone needing shelter while the power is out during this storm.

Crooks: Crooks Fire Station will be open in the event of a power outage.

Alexandria: Hanson County Courthouse. Use west door entrance. For rides, call Hanson County Sheriff's Office at 605-239-4409.

Emery: Emery Fire Department is now open as a storm shelter.

Trent: Trent Gym, enter through the west door.

Hartford: Hartford Area Fire and Rescue Hall, 305 W. South St.

Chester: Chester High School,102 Second Ave.

Stay with KSFY for more updates.