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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1015 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTH
CAROLINA PIEDMONT TODAY...

.HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE EASTERN CHARLOTTE METRO AREA...
INCLUDING ROWAN COUNTY...WILL RANGE IN THE UPPER 90S THIS
AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF THE HOT TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND
105 DEGREES. DIRECT SUN EXPOSURE WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN HOTTER.

NCZ037-272215-
/O.EXA.KGSP.HT.Y.0001.160727T1600Z-160728T0000Z/
DAVIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARMINGTON...FORK CHURCH...MOCKSVILLE...
ADVANCE
1015 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...DAVIE COUNTY.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
  HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO COOL OFF THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING. SEVERAL HOURS OF ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY
  INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. THE PEOPLE
  GROUPS MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT ARE SMALL CHILDREN...
  ELDERLY...PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES...AND THOSE WITHOUT
  ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

NCZ057-071-072-082-272215-
/O.CON.KGSP.HT.Y.0001.160727T1600Z-160728T0000Z/
ROWAN-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALISBURY...CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...
KANNAPOLIS...MONROE...TRINITY...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON
1015 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...MECKLENBURG...UNION...CABARRUS...AND ROWAN COUNTIES

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
  HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO COOL OFF THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING. SEVERAL HOURS OF ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY
  INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. THE PEOPLE
  GROUPS MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT ARE SMALL CHILDREN...
  ELDERLY...PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES...AND THOSE WITHOUT
  ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

KRENTZ



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