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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
345 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER TODAY...

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

NCZ010-011-025>028-040>043-075>078-084>086-088-089-242100-
/O.CON.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
345 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT FEEL CLOSE TO 105
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT
  FEEL EVEN HOTTER. THIS WILL LEAD TO A GREATER RISK OF HEAT
  ILLNESSES... ESPECIALLY AMONG VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS 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.

&&

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