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Hypothermia Alert Status

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

DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will remain on. According to NWS, the current temperature is 33 degrees with a wind chill of 26 degrees with snow showers ending soon. Today, snow likely before 8am, then scattered snow showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tonight, increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. DDOT, MPD, DC Fire EMS, WMATA and Ward Outreach have been notified.

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 (202) 399-7093, or 311.

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