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Code Blue Issued for Burlington and Montgomery Counties

A Code Blue is called when the combination of air temperature and wind chill is anticipated to be 20ºF or less

By Danielle Johnson
|  Thursday, Dec 27, 2012  |  Updated 6:41 PM EDT
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Code Blue Issued for Burlington and Montgomery Counties

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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.
 

 


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