Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a hypothermia alert from Tuesday at 6 p.m. until Wednesday at 6 p.m.
A hypothermia alert is issued when forecasted temperatures, and or wind chill, fall below 32 degrees. Hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur.
People can call the police non-emergency number to report animals and homeless individuals who are in danger: 301-279-8000.
Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert for 12/17 from 6pm until 12/18 6pm. Expect the wind chill to be below 32 degrees. Wear layers if you go outside. Take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors: https://t.co/SrUlSOrh5N pic.twitter.com/8hsMsepClu
— MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) December 17, 2019