Monday, January 06, 2014

Hypothermia Alert for Prince Georges County

Prince George's County Warming Centers and Winter Weather Tips

Prince George's County Office of Emergency Management advises citizens and residents of hazardous winter weather conditions.  With expected temperatures from the low teens to mid-20's, with 20 to 30 MPH wind gusts, residents are reminded to use caution.

·         Residents are encouraged to Stay Informed and utilize Notify Me Prince George's to receive updates regarding the weather.  Citizens can register by logging onto https://notifyme.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ or by texting 411912 to receive real-time notifications via registered mobile devices.

·         Prince George's County will also keep citizens updated through usage of its Office of Emergency Management Facebook, and Twitter account.  Residents should also monitor the weather through local media sources.

·         Residents are reminded to check on the elderly and those individuals with functional needs to make sure they are safe and warm.

·         Remember to call 911 only in cases of emergency.  Residents are encouraged to utilize Prince George's County's County Click 311 system to obtain information about public services or call 888-731-0999

For tips during freezing temperatures visit the Cold Weather Tip Center.

In Addition, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) continues to monitor the weather conditions and power outages due to the extreme cold.  The OEM in collaboration with the Prince George's County Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission encourages residents without heat to utilize one of the following local warming centers

Please Click Here for more information.​​​

No comments: