|The Department of Human Services (DHS) reports the city’s Cold Emergency Plan will remain activated until further notice. According to National Weather Service the current temperature is 24 degrees with a wind chill of 14°. Today’s Forecast: Cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Tonight’s Forecast: Rain, mainly after 8pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 37. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 399-7093, 211, or 1-800-535-7252 (toll-free from a pay phone).