NWS issues heat advisory for Friday

Published 4:07 pm Thursday, July 27, 2023

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* WHAT…Heat index values 105 to 109 expected.

* WHERE…Portions of eastern North Carolina.

* WHEN…From 11 AM to 7 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.


Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.

Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Pamlico-Northern Craven-
Southern Craven-West Carteret-East Carteret-Inland Onslow-
Coastal Onslow-Northern Outer Banks-Hatteras Island-
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, Oriental, Bayboro, Arapahoe,
Vandemere, Vanceboro, Ernul, Dover, Cove City, New Bern,
River Bend, Fairfield Harbor, Havelock, Morehead City, Newport,
Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Stella, Beaufort, Harkers Island,
Sea Level, Cedar Island, Jacksonville, Richlands, Half Moon,
Swansboro, Sneads Ferry, North Topsail Beach, Duck,
Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo,
Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village
220 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2023