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Hypothermia Alert on at 7:00 PM Today Friday Jan 13, 2017

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

DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will be activated at 7:00pm today. According to the National Weather Service the current temperature is 53 degrees with a wind chill of 49 degrees. Tonight the low temperature will be 32 degrees with no wind. Therefore, the Hypothermia Alert will be activated at 7:00pm.

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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