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
1047 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF EASTERN NC TODAY...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S AND HUMIDITY
TODAY WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 108 DEGREES
TODAY..

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-103-310000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.HT.Y.0013.160730T1447Z-160731T0000Z/
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILLIAMSTON...ROBERSONVILLE...
OAK CITY...JAMESVILLE...GREENVILLE...BETHEL...FARMVILLE...
GRIFTON...GRIMESLAND...PLYMOUTH...ROPER...CRESWELL...COLUMBIA...
GUM NECK...MANNS HARBOR...STUMPY POINT...EAST LAKE...SNOW HILL...
HOOKERTON...WALSTONBURG...WASHINGTON...CHOCOWINITY...BELHAVEN...
BATH...AURORA...ENGELHARD...FAIRFIELD...PONZER...SCRANTON...
SWANQUARTER...WALLACE...WARSAW...KENANSVILLE...BEULAVILLE...
FAISON...KINSTON...LA GRANGE...PINK HILL...MAYSVILLE...
POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...
COVE CITY...ORIENTAL...BAYBORO...ARAPAHOE...VANDEMERE...
MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...ATLANTIC BEACH...
EMERALD ISLE...JACKSONVILLE...RICHLANDS...SWANSBORO...
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE
1047 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE
  CAUTIOUS OF HEALTH IMPACTS FROM THE HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

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 OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. KEEP PETS INSIDE IF POSSIBLE.

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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