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ERMA - The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “CODE BLUE” advisory for Cape May County, effective from 6 p.m. Nov. 12, 2019 until 6 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019.

“Code Blue” conditions are in effect when the temperature reaches 25 degrees Fahrenheit, with clear skies, or 32 degrees Fahrenheit, with precipitation.

A “Code Blue” emergency is intended to protected homeless individuals living outside, on the streets, in parks or poorly insulated settings, who are at risk for cold-related exposure and possible death. 

Persons seeking shelter in a warming center should contact their local municipality. Additional resources are available by calling the county homeless hotline at the below numbers.

Direct (609) 886-1325

After hours 1 (877) 886-1325

Additional information regarding Code Blue conditions can be found on the Cape May County Social Services web site at


Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

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