Subfreezing Temperatures Bring Code Blue Weather Warning

Burlington County issued a warning for the next two days.

With subfreezing temperatures predicted for the next two nights, and wind chill factors dipping below 20 degrees, the Burlington County Health Department declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency.

The Code Blue will started at 8 p.m. Jan. 3 and remain in effect through 8 a.m., Saturday. Officials will then review and assess upcoming weather conditions.

According to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, the low on Friday night will be around 25, with a west wind about 10 miles per hour.

A Code Blue declaration is made in Burlington County 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.

Individuals can call CONTACT of Burlington County at 856-234-8888 or 866-234-5006 for a list of available shelters and additional Code Blue information.


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