Hypothermia Alert (7PM)

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 the current temperature is 50 degrees, tonight’s weather forecast will be cloudy, with a low around 35 degrees, with a northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. The wind chill will be 29 degrees tonight.

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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