Hypothermia Alert Activated

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

The National Weather Service reports that the current temperature is now 43 degrees with a wind chill of 35 degrees and continued precipitation with strong winds. Tonight’s low temperature will be 39 degrees with a wind chill low of 32 degrees with intermittent rainfall throughout the night. Therefore, the DC Department of Human Services has activated the Hypothermia Alert.

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 (202) 399-7093 or 311.

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