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Warnings

excessive heat
Cumberland, NC

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Wake-Cumberland-
Including the cities of Raleigh, Cary, Fayetteville,
and Fort Bragg
1047 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...110 to 115 degrees this afternoon.

* TIMING...Heat index values will climb above 105 degrees early
afternoon, topping out at 110 to 115 late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will likely cause heat stress
during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous situation
in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay
in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up 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.

Children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.
Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes. Bring pets indoors if possible, even if for just short
periods of time; and ensure they have access to drinking water,
which can evaporate from dishes very quickly in extreme heat.

&&

$$

Watches

Advisories

heat
Bladen, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Columbus, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Duplin, NC

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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, and Hatteras Village
922 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING...this afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or any activity may lead to heat
related illnesses that require immediate medical attention.

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.

&&

$$

Inland Brunswick, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Inland New Hanover, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Inland Pender, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Onslow, NC

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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, and Hatteras Village
922 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING...this afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or any activity may lead to heat
related illnesses that require immediate medical attention.

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.

&&

$$

Robeson, NC

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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, and Murrells Inlet
1104 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Impacts...High heat and humidity will increase the risk for
some people to succumb to heat stress and illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. To
reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave unattended children or pets in a closed vehicle,
temperatures inside can rise to fatal levels in minutes.

&&

$$

Sampson, NC

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Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-
Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-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,
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, and Clinton
1047 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 to 109 degrees this aftenroon.

* TIMING...Heat index values will climb above 100 degrees by or
shortly after noon, and peak in the 105 to 109 degree range by
late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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.

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.

Children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.
Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes. Bring pets indoors if possible, even if for just short
periods of time; and ensure they have access to drinking water,
which can evaporate from dishes very quickly in extreme heat.

&&

$$

Scotland, NC

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Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-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,
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, and Clinton
1047 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 to 109 degrees this aftenroon.

* TIMING...Heat index values will climb above 100 degrees by or
shortly after noon, and peak in the 105 to 109 degree range by
late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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.

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.

Children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.
Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes. Bring pets indoors if possible, even if for just short
periods of time; and ensure they have access to drinking water,
which can evaporate from dishes very quickly in extreme heat.

&&

$$

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Today's Forecast

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A hot high pressure ridge remains on-schedule to deliver a heat wave into this weekend. Plan to stay rested, hydrated, and neighborly - people and pets!

FRIDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Expect sun and a slim 10% storm chance. Temperatures ought to crest in the sizzling lower to mid 90s with heat index values of 100-105. For tonight, expect mostly clear skies with warm southwest breezes. Muggy conditions continue overnight with lows in the middle 70s, even close to 80 degrees for coastal communities. 

EXTENDED FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS: Heat and humidity will continue through the weekend along with low storm chances. By next week, temperatures week temperatures will trend more seasonable, but still hot in the upper 80s and low 90s. Storm chances will increase to around 40-50% through the midweek. Lows will be in the 70s.

TROPICS: New tropical storm formation is not expected in the Atlantic Basin - including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea - through the weekend.

 

1-Day Forecast: Wilmington

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image

1

Currently in Wilmington as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:28 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:54 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Wrightsville Beach

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 79°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Wrightsville Beach as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:03 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:26 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Winnabow

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 78°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Winnabow as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:50 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:16 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Hampstead

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 79°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Hampstead as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:03 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:26 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Carolina Beach

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 79°

Sunny

Currently in Carolina Beach as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:52 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:26 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Delco

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 77°

Sunny

Currently in Delco as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:44 am
  • Sunset: 08:21:13 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Southport

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 79°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Southport as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16:51 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:58 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Supply

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 79°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Supply as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16:51 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:58 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Burgaw

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 76°

Plenty of sun

Currently in Burgaw as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:14:54 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:47 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 8

1-Day Forecast: Leland

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 78°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Leland as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:50 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:16 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Oak Island

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 79°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Oak Island as of

  • 91°(Feels like 98°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16:51 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:58 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

1-Day Forecast: Elizabethtown

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 76°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Elizabethtown as of

  • 93°(Feels like 101°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:17:24 am
  • Sunset: 08:23:37 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 9

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