With a severe winter storm expected to bring freezing temperatures, high winds, and wind chill factors into the teens overnight, Burlington and Montgomery counties have issued a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency.
In Burlington County the alert will be in effect beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday. In Montgomery County the alert will be in effect 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday.
A Code Blue declaration is made when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter. When a Code Blue is enacted it provides for short-term emergency sheltering.
For a list of available shelters and Code Blue information in Burlington County call (856) 234-8888 or (866) 234-5006.
For general cold weather information for Montgomery County, click here.