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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1202 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-272300-
/O.CON.KILM.HT.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160727T2300Z/
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...
LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO...
MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE...
BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...SHALLOTTE...OAK ISLAND...
LONG BEACH...SOUTHPORT...SUNSET BEACH...BENNETTSVILLE...MCCOLL...
HARTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...NORTH HARTSVILLE...DILLON...FLORENCE...
MARION...MULLINS...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...RED HILL...MYRTLE BEACH...
SOCASTEE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...LITTLE RIVER...
ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
1202 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 109 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL OCCUR IN
  THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT WITH THE INCREASING FREQUENCY OF
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ACROSS THE ADVISED AREA. IF YOU SUSPECT
  SOMEONE HAVING A HEAT STROKE...CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT ILLNESSES DURING OUTDOOR WORK... THE
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS
SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENTS...AND TO DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS.

NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A CLOSED UP VEHICLE
DURING A HOT SUMMERS DAY. IN JUST 15 MINUTES...TEMPERATURES
INSIDE THE VEHICLE COULD EASILY SURPASS 140 DEGREES.

OUTDOOR LIVESTOCK AND PETS WILL ALSO NEED PLENTY OF SHADE...A
WELL VENTILATED ENVIRONMENT...AND PLENTY OF ACCESSIBLE DRINKING
WATER.

&&

$$

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1115 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER CONTINUES TODAY...

.TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S ACROSS CENTRAL
NORTH CAROLINA THIS AFTERNOON. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR OR OVER
105 DEGREES. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN
HOTTER.

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-280000-
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0006.160727T1600Z-160728T0000Z/
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUSHY FORK...CONCORD...ROXBORO...SURL...
OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...DABNEY...HENDERSON...NORLINA...
WISE...AFTON...WARRENTON...LAKE GASTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...
PFAFFTOWN...STANLEYVILLE...WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...
LAKE TOWNSEND...HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...CHAPEL HILL...
CARRBORO...BETHESDA...DURHAM...RESEARCH TRIANGLE...PILOT...
INGLESIDE...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...NASHVILLE...AVENTON...
RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...LEXINGTON...
THOMASVILLE...ASHEBORO...ULAH...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...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...CLINTON
1115 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S.

* 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 POSSIBLE.
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS... STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM... STAY
OUT OF THE SUN... AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1015 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTH
CAROLINA PIEDMONT TODAY...

.HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE EASTERN CHARLOTTE METRO AREA...
INCLUDING ROWAN COUNTY...WILL RANGE IN THE UPPER 90S THIS
AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF THE HOT TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND
105 DEGREES. DIRECT SUN EXPOSURE WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN HOTTER.

NCZ057-071-072-082-272215-
/O.CON.KGSP.HT.Y.0001.160727T1600Z-160728T0000Z/
ROWAN-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALISBURY...CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...
KANNAPOLIS...MONROE...TRINITY...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON
1015 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...MECKLENBURG...UNION...CABARRUS...AND ROWAN COUNTIES

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
  HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO COOL OFF THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING. SEVERAL HOURS OF ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY
  INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. THE PEOPLE
  GROUPS MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT ARE SMALL CHILDREN...
  ELDERLY...PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES...AND THOSE WITHOUT
  ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

KRENTZ

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