Cold Emergency DEACTIVATED – Hypothermia Alert ACTIVATED

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

DHS reports the Cold/Severe Weather Alert is DEACTIVATED and the Hypothermia Alert is ACTIVATED. According to the National Weather Service the current temperature in Washington, DC is 30 degrees with a wind chill of 21. The temperature for the today will be 37 degrees with a low 35 degrees.

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

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