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

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WWUS72 KILM 221555
NPWILM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1155 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

SCZ032-033-039-053>056-222200-
/O.CON.KILM.HT.Y.0004.140822T1600Z-140822T2200Z/
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-
INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE...
CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...
ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
1155 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 107 DEGREES.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  MIDDLE AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN...OR
  WITHIN NON AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE
  ELDERLY AND CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND
  AVAILABLE SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

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