This is an important message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system.
The National Weather Service reports the current temperature to be 46 degrees rising to 62 degrees with no wind chill and dry conditions for the remainder of the day. Tonight’s low temperature is expected to be 55 degrees with no wind chill and dry conditions. Therefore DHS reports the HYPOTHERMIA ALERT is turned OFF at this time and will remain OFF tonight.
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.