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

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NPWRAH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
754 AM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

NCZ010-011-026>028-041>043-077-078-085-086-088-089-212100-
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0012.150721T1700Z-150721T2300Z/
WARREN-HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-
HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...
LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...NASHVILLE...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...
SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...
CLAYTON...SELMA...BENSON...WILSON...DUNN...ERWIN...ANGIER...
LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...
SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON
754 AM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S WITH HEAT INDICES AS HIGH
  AS 103 TO 108 DEGREES FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

* IMPACT...INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
LEVELS CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.
IF YOU MUST BE OUTSIDE...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...TAKE FREQUENT
BREAKS...AND AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT. CHECK
UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS...ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO ARE AT AN
INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES...SUCH AS THE ELDERLY.

CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE...PARTICULARLY DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN
THE INTERIOR TEMPERATURE OF A VEHICLE CAN REACH LETHAL LEVELS IN
A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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VINCENT



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