903  
WWUS72 KMHX 180753  
NPWMHX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
353 AM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>092-094-193>196-198-199-203>205-182000-  
/O.CON.KMHX.HT.Y.0006.190718T1500Z-190718T2300Z/  
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-OCRACOKE ISLAND-  
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, KITTY HAWK,  
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NAGS HEAD, MANTEO, OCRACOKE, RODANTHE, AVON,  
BUXTON, FRISCO, AND HATTERAS VILLAGE  
353 AM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO  
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 107 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID  
90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.  
 
* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 105 TO 110  
WILL CONTINUE EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING  
OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED EXPOSURE.  
 
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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