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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
446 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>092-094-193>196-198-199-203-202215-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Pamlico-Northern Craven-
Southern Craven-West Carteret-East Carteret-Inland Onslow-
Coastal Onslow-Northern Outer Banks-
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, Oriental, Bayboro, Arapahoe,
Vandemere, Vanceboro, Ernul, Dover, Cove City, New Bern,
River Bend, Fairfield Harbor, Havelock, Morehead City, Newport,
Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Stella, Beaufort, Harkers Island,
Sea Level, Cedar Island, Jacksonville, Richlands, Half Moon,
Swansboro, Sneads Ferry, North Topsail Beach, Duck, Kitty Hawk,
Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, and Southern Shores
446 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 100 TO 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...

Hot and humid conditions will continue across Eastern North
Carolina today. High temperatures will reach the middle to upper
90s with heat index values peaking around 100 to 105 degrees this
afternoon.

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.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
530 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>092-094-193>196-198-199-203-210930-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Pamlico-Northern Craven-
Southern Craven-West Carteret-East Carteret-Inland Onslow-
Coastal Onslow-Northern Outer Banks-
530 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Heat index values are expected to reach as high as 100 to 105
degrees this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Hot conditions continue Saturday with heat index values expected to
reach as high as 100 to 105 during the afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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