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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
1158 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

* HEAT INDICES...105 TO 109 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
938 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 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.

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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
938 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 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.

&&

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Sampson, 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
1158 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

* HEAT INDICES...105 TO 109 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

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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
1158 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

* HEAT INDICES...105 TO 109 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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