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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
344 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

NCZ099-105>110-SCZ032-033-039-053>056-051600-
/O.NEW.KILM.HT.Y.0016.150805T1500Z-150805T2300Z/
COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-FLORENCE-
MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHITEVILLE...BURGAW...SURF CITY...
TOPSAIL BEACH...WILMINGTON...CAROLINA BEACH...
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...BOLIVIA...SHALLOTTE...
OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...SOUTHPORT...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
344 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 107 DEGREES. THIS A
  RESULT OF TEMPERATURES IN THE 93 TO 98 DEGREE RANGE...AND
  DEWPOINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...INCREASING RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES FOR THOSE
  NOT TAKING THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN SPENDING
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
WILL PRODUCE AN INCREASED THREAT FOR HEAT ILLNESSES TO OCCUR IF
PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. BE SURE TO CHECK ON THOSE WHO
ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT SUCH AS YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE
ELDERLY.

IF YOU MUST BE OUTDOORS...DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING. TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT
ILLNESS WHILE WORKING OUTDOORS...SCHEDULE FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.

PEOPLE AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN ENCLOSED
VEHICLES DURING HOT WEATHER...SINCE TEMPERATURES INSIDE THESE
VEHICLES CAN CLIMB TO LETHAL VALUES WITHIN MINUTES. ENSURE THAT
PETS AND LIVESTOCK HAVE PLENTY OF DRINKING WATER AND SHADED
VENTILATION.

&&

$$

DOUGH


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