|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).