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Code Blue declared from 2/25/19 to 2/27/19 at 11:00 AM

Montgomery County

Post Date:02/25/2019 4:48 PM

Montgomery County Declares "Cold Blue"

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6 PM to Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

 Montgomery County Press Release:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

February 25, 2019 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Norristown, PA (February 25, 2019) – 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 Monday, February 25th at 6:00 pm and ending on Wednesday, February 27th at 11:00 am. 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 20ºF or less. For general cold weather information, please visit: www.montcopa.org/codeblue

To download the PDF click here.

 

WHAT TO DO IN "CODE BLUE" CONDITIONS:

  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors frequently to ensure that their homes are adequately heated
  • If you see someone in need of immediate assistance, call or text 9-1-1
  • If you or someone you know needs help with temporary shelter from the cold weather or a longer-term housing issue, call Your Way Home at 2-1-1 or text 898-211

 

For other helpful information visit:  www.montcopa.org/codeblue.

 

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