Code Red Declared by County for Thursday, July 13th

It is going to be a hot one on Thursday, July 13th. The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery
County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

The Code Red has been issued for Montgomery County for Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning is issued in anticipation of an oppressively hot air mass with a heat index of 100ºF or greater. Such conditions have been associated with excess mortality, and residents should take precautions to prevent heat-related stress and exhaustion.

Those especially at risk are very young children, elderly adults, and people with chronic medical conditions and/or taking certain medications. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on people who may be at risk.