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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
349 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Dangerously hot and humid today...

.The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will push
heat index values to around 105 degrees today.

NCZ025>028-040>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-182200-
/O.NEW.KRAH.HT.Y.0008.170818T1600Z-170818T2200Z/
Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Chatham-Wake-Johnston-Wilson-
Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-Richmond-Scotland-
Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
Including the cities of Bethesda, Durham, Research Triangle,
Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Aventon,
Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Hasty, Siler City,
Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton,
Flowers, Selma, Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson,
Albemarle, Plyler, Troy, Biscoe, Mount Gilead, Pekin, Badin Lake,
Eldorado, Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs,
Seven Lakes, Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn,
Anderson Creek, Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington,
Goldsboro, Wadesboro, Polkton, Rockingham, Hamlet,
East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg, Antioch,
Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City, Fayetteville,
Fort Bragg, and Clinton
349 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

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

* TEMPERATURE...Highs today will be in the mid 90s.

* IMPACTS...Heat index values will approach or exceed 105 degrees
  over portions of central North Carolina, including the Triangle
  region and areas to the south and east.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Hot temperatures and high humidity will 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.

Cars can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes in these
conditions. Never leave children or pets unattaended in a
vehicles, not even for a minute.

&&

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