Code Blue Declared for New Year’s Eve and Day in Montgomery County

It is going to be cold for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, so called that Montgomery County has declared a Code Blue. It will be cold, but the forecast shows no rain or snow, so that is good. Below is the announcement from the county:

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 Tuesday, December 30, 2014 until 9:00AM on Friday, January 2, 2015.

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.