Bundle-Up, Montgomery County Declares “Code Blue” for Weekend

It is going to be cold this weekend, so cold that Montgomery County has declared a “Code Blue from Thursday evening through Monday morning. Here is the notice:

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Thursday, December 8, 2016 through 9:00am on Monday, December 12, 2016. A Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration is made in Montgomery County when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter. A Code Blue is called when the combination of air temperature and wind chill is anticipated to be 20ºF or less.

Stay warm.