Cold Blue declared for Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for the county based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

From the notice:

The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Tuesday, November, 12 at 2 p.m. and ending on Thursday, November 14, at 10 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the 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 the wind chill is anticipated to be 20ºF or less.

Residents of Montgomery County who need emergency shelter during a “Code Blue’ can call the Your Way Home Call Center at 2-1-1 or text their zip code to 898-211.

Stay warm.