City issues code blue weather alert amid freezing temperatures

The Office of Emergency Management has issued a code blue alert for New York City Friday due to the freezing temperatures.

The Office of Emergency Management has issued a code blue alert for New York City Friday due to the freezing temperatures. (12/16/16)

THE BRONX - The Office of Emergency Management has issued a code blue alert for New York City Friday due to the freezing temperatures.

Officials encourage anyone in need of refuge from the bitter cold to seek shelter at a drop-in warming center around the city. 

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Bronx County in effect from midnight tonight to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Temperatures are not expected to reach past 30 degrees Friday. 

Snow showers and a wintry mix are possible after midnight tonight.  

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