Washington, DC

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From AlertDC Sunday morning:

“DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will remain on. According to National Weather Service, the current temperature is 11 degrees with a wind chill of -10 degrees. Today Sunny, with a high near 18. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Tonight Clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

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 [email protected], (202) 399-7093, 211, or 1-800-535-7252 (toll-free from a pay phone).”


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