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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1055 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

.TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK BETWEEN 96 AND 101 TODAY. THESE HOT
TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX
VALUES OF 105 TO 115 THIS AFTERNOON.

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HALIFAX-NASH-EDGECOMBE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-
HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE RAPIDS...NASHVILLE...AVENTON...
RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...SMITHFIELD...
CLAYTON...FLOWERS...SELMA...BENSON...COATS CROSSROADS...
NEW HOPE...WILSON...DUNN...ANDERSON CREEK...TIMBERLAKE...DUNCAN...
ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...LAUREL HILL...
LAURINBURG...ANTIOCH...ASHLEY HEIGHTS...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...
SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...CLINTON
1055 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL REACH 98 TO 101.

* HEAT INDICES...110 TO 115 DEGREES.


* IMPACTS...THE ACCUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY
  WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES...
  ESPECIALLY AMONG VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS SUCH AS THE SICK...
  THE ELDERLY... THOSE EXERTING THEMSELVES OUTDOORS... AND THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND
CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

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PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-
DURHAM-FRANKLIN-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-
MOORE-LEE-ANSON-RICHMOND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUSHY FORK...CONCORD...ROXBORO...SURL...
OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...DABNEY...HENDERSON...NORLINA...
WISE...AFTON...WARRENTON...LAKE GASTON...PFAFFTOWN...
STANLEYVILLE...WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...LAKE TOWNSEND...
HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...
BETHESDA...DURHAM...RESEARCH TRIANGLE...PILOT...INGLESIDE...
LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...ASHEBORO...
ULAH...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...HASTY...SILER CITY...BYNUM...
MONCURE...PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...ALBEMARLE...PLYLER...
TROY...BISCOE...MOUNT GILEAD...PEKIN...BADIN LAKE...ELDORADO...
SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...EAGLE SPRINGS...
SEVEN LAKES...CUMNOCK...GUM SPRINGS...SANFORD...TRAMWAY...
WADESBORO...POLKTON...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM
1055 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL REACH 96 TO 100.

* HEAT INDICES...105 TO 109 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE ACCUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY
  WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES...
  ESPECIALLY AMONG VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS SUCH AS THE SICK...
  THE ELDERLY... THOSE EXERTING THEMSELVES OUTDOORS... AND THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY UNLESS
PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. LIMIT TIME OUTDOORS... ESPECIALLY THIS
AFTERNOON. WEAR LOOSE FITTING AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING. TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE... IN AIR CONDITIONING... OR NEAR A
FAN. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

&&

$$



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