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HYPOTHERMIA ALERT ACTIVATION

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

DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will be activate tonight at 7:00pm EST. Tonight’s forecast calls for lows at 47 with a wind chill low of 39 degrees and a chance of precipitation at 100%.

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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