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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
319 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-271600-
/O.NEW.KILM.HT.Y.0011.160727T1500Z-160727T2300Z/
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...
LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO...
MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE...
BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...SHALLOTTE...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
319 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...WILL PEAK BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DUE TO THE
  COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...AND
  DEWPOINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S EXCEPT INCREASING TO THE UPPER
  70S IN THE WAKE OF THE INLAND PROGRESSING SEA BREEZE.

* 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...

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT ILLNESSES DURING OUTDOOR WORK...
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS
SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENTS...AND TO DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS.

NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A CLOSED UP
VEHICLE DURING A HOT SUMMERS DAY. IN JUST 15 MINUTES...
TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE VEHICLE COULD EASILY SURPASS 140 DEGREES.

OUTDOOR LIVESTOCK AND PETS WILL ALSO NEED PLENTY OF
SHADE...A WELL VENTILATED ENVIRONMENT...AND PLENTY OF
ACCESSIBLE DRINKING WATER.

&&

$$

DOUGH



* HEAT INDEX VALUES...

* TIMING...

* IMPACTS...

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.

&&

$$

DCH



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