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Cold Emergency Alert Deactivation & Hypothermia Activation

This is an important message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system.

DHS reports the Cold Weather Emergency Alert is now deactivated however the hypothermia alert is currently activated. According to National Weather Service the current temperature is 28° with a wind chill of 18°.

Hypothermia season has begun. When the actual or forecasted temperature, including wind chill, is 32 degrees or below, the District issues a Hypothermia Alert. To request shelter transport for DC residents who are homeless and on the street now, contact the Shelter Hotline at uposh, (202) 399-7093, 211, or 1-800-535-7252 (toll-free from a pay phone).

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