Per the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security: “Montgomery County has extended the Hypothermia Alert for extreme cold through 11:00 am on Wednesday, 12/20. Expect the wind chill to be below 32 degrees. Wear layers if outside, take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors: bit.ly/2JdmQ3C#MdWx“
A Hypothermia Alert is issued for the County when forecasted temperatures, and/or wind chill, in at least part of the County fall below 32 degrees creating a hazardous situation in which hypothermia and frostbite are likely.
A Cold Emergency Alert could be issued for the County when dangerously cold conditions are present, including, but not limited to, sub-zero temperatures and wind chill for which it will be dangerous to be outdoors for prolonged periods of time. There is always particular concern for children, seniors, homeless individuals and animals during periods of extreme cold.
- Neighbors, friends or family members should check on the elderly, especially a senior living alone. Older people are particularly susceptible to hypothermia, even inside their homes and may need assistance.
- Children engaged in outdoor activities should be carefully monitored by a responsible adult
- Everyone spending time outside should dress appropriately to protect against the cold
- Montgomery County provides a variety of sheltering opportunities for the homeless. Call the police non-emergency line, 301-279-8000 if an individual appears to be in danger.
- Animals should not be left outside unattended. See more information about animal care below.
- Residents in need of a place to warm up can visit County facilities such as libraries or recreation centers, or ride a Ride On bus, during normal operating hours.
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AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit