Grand Strand and Pee Dee Weather Alerts

Heat Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Scotland

Warren-Halifax-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Chatham-Johnston-
Wilson-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-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, 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, and Clinton
303 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM EDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM EDT Saturday.

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

* TIMING...Late morning through the afternoon hours.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Limited visibilities
will make travel very difficult.

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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