Code Blue declared for Montco from tonight at 9:00 p.m. through tomorrow at 9:00 a.m.

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

The “Code Blue” Declaration is for the time period of Wednesday, December, 11th at 9:00 p.m. through Thursday, December 12th at 9:00 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

The county’s notice states, “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 the wind chill is anticipated to be 20ºF or less.”

Stay warm.