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'Code Blue' for Montco this Weekend

Cold temps and the possibility of light snow lead to a 'Code Blue.'

 

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

The Code Blue Declaration for Montgomery County will last through Feb. 4 at 9 a.m.

A Code Blue Cold Weather declaration is made in Montgomery County when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to people without shelter.  A Code Blue is called when the combination of air temperature and wind chill is anticipated to be 20 degrees or less.

For general cold weather information, visit the Montgomery County Health Department website:

http://health.montcopa.org/health/cwp/view,A,3,Q,69175.asp

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Information courtesy of Jessica Willingham Press Assistant / Public Relations Coordinator

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