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Hypothermia Alert (7pm EST Activation)

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

The Hypothermia Alert will be activated tonight at 7:00pm EST. According to the NWS, tonight’s weather forecast will be mostly clear, with a low around 30 degrees, breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, and gusts as high as 46 mph. The current temperature is 46 degrees with a west wind around 25 mph.

Hypothermia season has begun. When the actual or forecast 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.

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