DC sees first Cold Weather Emergency of the season with below-freezing temperatures expected

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser activated the District's first Cold Weather Emergency of the season on Tuesday. 

The Cold Weather Emergency goes into effect at 7:00 p.m. on November 28. The overnight temperature in D.C. is expected to be 27 degrees, with a wind-chill of 15 degrees. 

D.C. residents are encouraged to stay inside when you can, cover up when you go out and to check on vulnerable neighbors – including the elderly, young children and residents experiencing homelessness. 

Residents can call 311 or the Shelter Hotline at (202) 399-7093 to request accessible shelter transportation. Check which shelter locations are open here.