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

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

...DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER SUNDAY...

.TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK IN THE UPPER 90S
ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 105 DEGREES
SUNDAY. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN HOTTER.

NCZ010-011-025>028-040>043-075>078-084>086-088-089-240845-
/O.NEW.KRAH.HT.Y.0003.160724T1600Z-160725T0000Z/
WARREN-HALIFAX-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-
CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORLINA...WISE...AFTON...WARRENTON...
LAKE GASTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...BETHESDA...DURHAM...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE...PILOT...INGLESIDE...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...
NASHVILLE...AVENTON...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...
ROCKY MOUNT...HASTY...SILER CITY...BYNUM...MONCURE...PITTSBORO...
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...
ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM...LAUREL HILL...
LAURINBURG...ANTIOCH...ASHLEY HEIGHTS...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...
SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...CLINTON
331 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

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

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT FEEL CLOSE TO 105
  DEGREES ON SUNDAY. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT FEEL
  EVEN HOTTER. THIS WILL LEAD TO A GREATER RISK OF HEAT
  ILLNESSES... ESPECIALLY AMONG VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES SUCH AS THE
  SICK AND ELDERLY... THOSE EXERTING THEMSELVES OUTDOORS... AND
  THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF 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.

&&

$$

GIH



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