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Cumberland, NC

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Warren-Halifax-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-
Cumberland-Sampson-
Including the cities of Norlina, Wise, Afton, Warrenton,
Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Bethesda, Durham, Research Triangle,
Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Aventon,
Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Hasty, Siler City,
Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton,
Flowers, Selma, Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson,
Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes,
Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek,
Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Goldsboro,
Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg,
Antioch, Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City,
Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Clinton
423 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDICES...104 TO 107 degrees for several hours this
afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses.

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.

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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
256 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT
this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 109.

* 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.

&&

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Onslow, NC

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/O.NEW.KMHX.HT.Y.0004.170721T1600Z-170721T2200Z/
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
256 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT
this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 109.

* 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.

&&

$$

Sampson, NC

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/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0005.170721T1600Z-170722T0000Z/
Warren-Halifax-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-
Cumberland-Sampson-
Including the cities of Norlina, Wise, Afton, Warrenton,
Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Bethesda, Durham, Research Triangle,
Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Aventon,
Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Hasty, Siler City,
Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton,
Flowers, Selma, Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson,
Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes,
Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek,
Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Goldsboro,
Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg,
Antioch, Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City,
Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Clinton
423 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDICES...104 TO 107 degrees for several hours this
afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses.

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.

&&

$$

Scotland, NC

NCZ010-011-025>028-040>043-075>078-084>086-088-089-211630-
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0005.170721T1600Z-170722T0000Z/
Warren-Halifax-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-
Cumberland-Sampson-
Including the cities of Norlina, Wise, Afton, Warrenton,
Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Bethesda, Durham, Research Triangle,
Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Aventon,
Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Hasty, Siler City,
Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton,
Flowers, Selma, Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson,
Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes,
Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek,
Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Goldsboro,
Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg,
Antioch, Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City,
Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Clinton
423 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDICES...104 TO 107 degrees for several hours this
afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses.

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.

&&

$$

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