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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
329 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

...DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON OVER
EASTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

.THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 102 AND 105 DEGREES FOR A
FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON. THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THIS CURRENT
HEAT WAVE WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

NCZ011-027-028-042-043-077-078-085-086-088-089-172300-
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-160817T2300Z/
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
329 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...MID TO UPPER 90S.

* HEAT INDICES...102 TO 105 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THIS CURRENT HEAT WAVE
  WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES... EVEN
  AMONG HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT AND
  HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE
  IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. 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.

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