Code Blue Declared Through Wednesday Morning for Montco

Montgomery County has declared a cold blue starting tonight (Sunday, January 3rd) at 9:00 p.m. through 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3rd. A code blue means its going to get real cold, 20 degrees or less.

Below is the notice 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 Sunday, January 3, 2016 through 9:00am on Wednesday, January 6, 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.