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Hypothermia Activation

Good evening all, it’s gonna be cold outside again tonight. Please check in on your elderly and disabled neighbors as well as your outdoor pets.

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

DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will activate at 7:00PM. According to National Weather Service tonight’s low temperature will be 27 degrees with a wind chill in the mid-upper 20’s.

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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