Cold Emergency Alert

Please stay safe everyone. Even with only an inch of snow the roads can still be icy.

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

DHS reports the Cold Emergency Alert will remain in effect. According to National Weather Service the current temperature is 25 degrees with a wind chill of 15 degrees.
Today’s Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight’s Forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

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@upo.org, (202) 399-7093, 211, or 1-800-535-7252 (toll-free from a pay phone).

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