Weather Alerts

Heat Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-
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...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...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...RODANTHE...
BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE
335 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS WILL BECOME LIKELY WITH PROLONGED
EXPOSURE.

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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