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 started at 9:00 a.m. this morning (January 13th) and runs through on Tuesday, January 16th at 9 a.m. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
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 20 degrees Fahrenheit or less.