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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
250 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-311500-
/O.NEW.KILM.HT.Y.0014.160731T1500Z-160801T0000Z/
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
250 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 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 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 106 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
  MIDDLE 90S INLAND...THE LOWER 90S AT THE COAST...AND
  DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 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...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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.

&&

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