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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
106 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.The combination of above normal temperatures and high levels of
humidity will result in heat index values of 105 or more.

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Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Wake-Johnston-Wilson-Moore-Lee-Harnett-
Wayne-Anson-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
Including the cities of Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton,
Nashville, Aventon, Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope,
Rocky Mount, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton, Flowers, Selma,
Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson, Southern Pines,
Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes, Cumnock,
Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek, Timberlake,
Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Goldsboro, Wadesboro, Polkton,
Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg,
Antioch, Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City,
Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Clinton
106 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...will range from 105 to 109 due to
  temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s combined with
  dew points in the mid to upper 70s.

* TIMING...elevated heat index values will continue through
  the afternoon into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity will create a
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.

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