Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Hypothermia Alert activated Nov. 12, 7a

The Department of Human Services has activated the Hypothermia Alert.   The alert notice:
The Hypothermia Alert will be activated at 7:00am this morning. The current temperature is 53 degrees but it will fall throughout the morning into the 40’s with a wind chill at or below 32 degrees.

Today’s forecast calls for scattered rain and snow showers before 8am, then scattered snow showers between 8am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. North winds of 13 to 16 mph expected, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Those who are homeless, and the general public, may call the Shelter Hotline: 1-800-535-7252 or the Mayor's Call Center: 311 to get assistance.

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