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Posted on: February 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Extreme Cold Advisory and Safety Tips

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Extreme weather Advisory

Fire Chief Thomas Judge and the Concord Fire Department are warning residents about the incoming arctic blast and sharing tips for staying safe amid extreme cold.

The forecast for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, calls for arctic cold in Concord, with wind chills below zero by mid-afternoon Friday, and wind chills as low as minus 20 degrees overnight into Saturday morning.

Places to keep warm

Concord’s libraries will be open during their normal business hours for community members in need of daytime warming sites. Anyone experiencing a heating emergency and needing assistance with sheltering should call the Public Safety Dispatch center at 978-318-3400.

The library locations are: 

  • Main Library, 129 Main St., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fowler Library, 1322 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

Important contact information

Residents should be mindful of the contact information for their utility providers, in the event of an outage:
•  Concord Municipal Light Plant (electricity): 978-318-3101
•  National Grid (natural gas): 800-233-5325

For additional information from the CDC regarding cold weather safety, click here.

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