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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1043 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...



NCZ096-099-105>109-290000-
/O.UPG.KILM.HT.Y.0012.160728T1500Z-160729T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.EH.W.0001.160728T1500Z-160729T0000Z/
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELIZABETHTOWN...BLADENBORO...
WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...
SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO...MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...
CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE...BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...
SHALLOTTE
1043 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 112 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
  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
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT WITH THE INCREASING FREQUENCY OF
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ACROSS THE ADVISED AREA. IF YOU SUSPECT
  SOMEONE HAVING A HEAT STROKE...CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES
WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES
ARE LIKELY. 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.

&&

$$

NCZ087-110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-290000-
/O.CON.KILM.HT.Y.0012.160728T1500Z-160729T0000Z/
ROBESON-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-
MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...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
1043 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 109 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
  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
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT WITH THE INCREASING FREQUENCY OF
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ACROSS THE ADVISED AREA. 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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