Hypothermia Alert

July 7, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Severe Storms Cause Mass Power Outages

More than 1,000 homes are without power in Montgomery County thanks to severe weather early Tuesday morning. The announcement, by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer on his Twitter page, was made less than two hours after he had posted a message to residents, warning them at 5:55 a.m. of potential outages […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated in Montgomery County

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 […]

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December 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Extreme Cold Plan Activated for Montgomery County

Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a hypothermia alert from 3 p.m. Thursday until 9 a.m. Friday morning. A hypothermia alert is issued when forecasted temperatures, and or wind chill, fall below 32 degrees. Hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur when the temperature is below 32 degrees. People can call the […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Wednesday in Montgomery County from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. NWS says that after midnight, rain showers are expected to mix with and change to snow. Expect snow accumulations to accumulate between 1 to 2 inches, “with isolated totals of 3 inches possible for […]

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November 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Extreme Cold Plan Activated for Friday Morning in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a hypothermia alert from 2 until 10 a.m. Friday morning. A hypothermia alerts 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 […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hypothermia Alert Issued for Wednesday Morning

It may be spring, but it’s still cold, and our neighbors may need help. Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert Wednesday from 12 a.m. until 9 a.m. People can call the police non-emergency number to report animals and homeless individuals who are in danger: 301-279-8000. A Hypothermia Alert for #MoCo has been issued for 12 […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory, Hypothermia Alert Issued in Montgomery County

Update, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.: The winter weather advisory has been extended until Tuesday at 1 p.m. Expect accumulation of up to 0.25 inches of freezing rain. Be careful of downed trees, branches, and “live” wires. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Up-County, Winter Weather Advisory for Down-County until 1:00 pm, Tues 2/12. Expect up […]

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February 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Extends Extreme Cold Plan Through Sunday

Update: The Hypothermia Alert issued Friday is extended through Sunday at 6 p.m.   Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday due to expected wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees. Make sure you keep warm and keep your pets indoors if they aren’t supervised. Report cold-related concerns for […]

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January 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated: Be Cognizant of Homeless Individuals

Montgomery County has activated its extreme cold plan for a hypothermia alert until Thursday at 1 p.m. During periods of extremely cold weather, it’s not only important to dress in layers and stay inside, but it’s also important to look out for neighbors and pets. Montgomery County issues hypothermia alerts when temperatures and the wind […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: Montgomery County Extends Hypothermia Alert Through Wednesday Evening

Update, Jan. 14: The hypothermia alert for Montgomery County has been extended until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. Montgomery County officials issue a hypothermia alert until 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Public Safety officials issue a hypothermia alert when forecasted temperatures or wind chill, in at least part of the County fall below 20 degrees. […]

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