BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s health commissioner has declared the city’s first Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for the 2019-2020 winter season.

The alert begins Wednesday evening and runs through Thursday morning.

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Temperatures are expected to drop into the low 20s overnight and only topping out in the low 30s on Thursday.

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Last winter, the health department issued 13 cold alert days.

For more information about the Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert designation and response efforts, click here.

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