Montgomery County Commissioners and Department of Public Safety has issued a Code Blue Warning for Norristown and the surrounding area. The warning goes into effect January 4th and ends on January 9th. Here is the message posted by Public Safety on Nextdoor:
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 at 9:00pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 through 12:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017. 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. Join Nextdoor to be notified when severe weather hits our area. You can also visit our weather page for a forecast provided by Accuweather.