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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
256 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT INDEX VALUES IN EXCESS OF 105 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
MUCH OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA LATER TODAY...

.The combination of temperatures in the mid 90s and high relative
humidities will lead to heat index values in excess of
105 degrees for the advisory area this afternoon and early
evening.

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Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Outer Banks Dare-
Including the cities of Williamston, Robersonville, Oak City,
Jamesville, Greenville, Bethel, Farmville, Grifton, Grimesland,
Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Columbia, Gum Neck, Manns Harbor,
Stumpy Point, East Lake, Snow Hill, Hookerton, Walstonburg,
Washington, Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Engelhard,
Fairfield, Ponzer, Scranton, Swanquarter, Wallace, Warsaw,
Kenansville, Beulaville, Faison, Kinston, La Grange, Pink Hill,
Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton, New Bern, Havelock, Vanceboro,
Cove City, Oriental, Bayboro, Arapahoe, Vandemere, Morehead City,
Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Jacksonville,
Richlands, Swansboro, North Topsail Beach, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head,
Manteo, Rodanthe, Buxton, and Hatteras Village
256 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT
this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 109.

* TIMING...This afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or  any activity may lead to heat
  related illnesses that require immediate medical attention.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to 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. Keep pets inside if possible.

   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 9 1 1.

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