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From Alert DC:
“DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will be activated at 7:00 PM tonight. According to NWS the current temperature is 43 degrees with continued precipitation. Tonights low temperature is expected to be 40 degrees with a wind chill low of 36 degrees with rain ending by midnight.
In accordance with the 2017-18 District of Columbia Winter Plan for the Homeless, The Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) along with Department of Human Services (DHS), will activate the Hypothermia Alert. To request shelter transport for DC residents who are homeless and on the street contact the Shelter Hotline (202) 399-7093, or 311.”