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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
143 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
HEAT CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THIS
AFTERNOON...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S AND HIGH
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDICES OF 105 DEGREES OR
GREATER THIS AFTERNOON.

NCZ090-092-093-095-098-242100-
/O.CON.KMHX.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150624T2100Z/
DUPLIN-JONES-CRAVEN-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALLACE...WARSAW...ROSE HILL...
KENANSVILLE...BEULAVILLE...MAGNOLIA...MAYSVILLE...POLLOCKSVILLE...
TRENTON...NEW BERN...HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...MOREHEAD CITY...
BEAUFORT...EMERALD ISLE...NEWPORT...JACKSONVILLE
143 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 109.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 109 DEGREES...WILL RESULT IN
  AN INCREASED RISK FOR SERIOUS HEAT ILLNESSES FOR THOSE NOT
  TAKING THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN SPENDING AN
  EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY IN THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE...AND CHECK IN ON RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

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