Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Code Blue' will go into effect at 9 p.m. Friday and end at noon on Saturday.
Information provided by the Montgomery County Health Department. Norristown, PA (February 6, 2013) - The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have decided to issue a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Friday, February 8, 2013 through 12:00pm on Saturday, February 9, 2013. A Code Blue Cold Weather declaration is made in Montgomery County when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter. A Code Blue is called when the combination of air temperature …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Cold temperatures can lead to expensive plumbing repairs, but there are steps you can take to reduce your home's risk.
This week's cold temperatures increase the chances of water freezing inside residential plumbing, potentially leading to burst pipes, flooded basements, and other costly repairs that are not necessarily covered by homeowner's insurance policies. To help reduce the risk of frozen and broken water pipes, water utility Aqua Pennsylvania on Tuesday issued a series of tips.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Winter's making a prolonged appearance this week...and it could snow more than once before the week is out.
The incoming cold regime will bring some rather cold temperatures by Philadelphia standards to our region ― highs on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday may not break 30 degrees as we get in the grip of some pretty cold air across the eastern half of the nation. This cold has been largely in the Great Basin so far this month ― parts of Nevada are running more than twenty degrees below normal! Temperatures here won't be that cold, but could go down to ten degrees colder than average over the coming week. Along with the incoming cold, light snow and flurries could cross the region later on Monday with a weak clipper and also on Wednesday with a relatively weak disturbance. Monday's system may be more substantive than Wednesday's but either …