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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1131 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-262300-
/O.CON.KILM.HT.Y.0010.160726T1600Z-160726T2300Z/
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
1131 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL OCCUR IN
  THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
  POSSIBLE. IF YOU SUSPECT SOMEONE HAVING A HEAT STROKE...CALL
  911 IMMEDIATELY.

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...AND TO DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS.

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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