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Horry County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 109.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE FOR
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE IN THE FULL SUN AND
IN NON AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER IF OUTSIDE.

REMEMBER TO BRING OUTDOOR PETS AND ANIMALS INSIDE IF POSSIBLE OR
MOVE THEM INTO SHADED AREAS WITH PLENTY OF WATER.

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