Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
331 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY ON SUNDAY...

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-240415-
/O.NEW.KILM.HT.Y.0009.160724T1500Z-160725T0000Z/
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...
LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO...
MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE...
BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...SHALLOTTE...OAK ISLAND...
LONG BEACH...SOUTHPORT...SUNSET BEACH...BENNETTSVILLE...MCCOLL...
HARTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...NORTH HARTSVILLE...DILLON...FLORENCE...
MARION...MULLINS...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...RED HILL...MYRTLE BEACH...
SOCASTEE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...LITTLE RIVER...
ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
331 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 106.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 90S.

* TIMING...THE HOTTEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT ILLNESS DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS
SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENTS.

NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A CLOSED UP VEHICLE
DURING THE DAY. IN JUST 15 MINUTES...TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE
VEHICLE COULD EASILY SURPASS 140 DEGREES. OUTDOOR LIVESTOCK AND
PETS WILL ALSO NEED PLENTY OF SHADE...A WELL VENTILATED
ENVIRONMENT...AND PLENTY OF ACCESSIBLE DRINKING WATER.

&&

$$

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