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WWUS72 KRAH 180826  
NPWRAH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
426 AM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
   
..DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES
 
 
.THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL  
PRODUCE DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY AND AGAIN ON  
FRIDAY. THE SITUATION WILL GET WORSE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY  
WHEN EXCESSIVE HEAT IS EXPECTED, WITH LIMITED COOLING AT NIGHT.  
 
NCZ011-026>028-041>043-077-078-085-086-088-089-182215-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.HT.Y.0009.190719T1600Z-190719T2300Z/  
/O.NEW.KRAH.EH.A.0001.190720T1500Z-190722T0300Z/  
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0008.190718T1600Z-190718T2300Z/  
HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-HARNETT-  
WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROANOKE RAPIDS, ENFIELD, SCOTLAND NECK,  
LOUISBURG, FRANKLINTON, NASHVILLE, SPRING HOPE, ROCKY MOUNT,  
TARBORO, PRINCEVILLE, RALEIGH, CARY, APEX, WAKE FOREST,  
KNIGHTDALE, SMITHFIELD, SELMA, CLAYTON, WILSON, LILLINGTON,  
ANGIER, BUIES CREEK, ERWIN, DUNN, GOLDSBORO, LAURINBURG,  
CAMP MACKALL, WAGRAM, RAEFORD, FAYETTEVILLE, SPRING LAKE,  
HOPE MILLS, CLINTON, AND ROSEBORO  
426 AM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT FRIDAY
 
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT TODAY AND AGAIN  
ON FRIDAY.  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS EXCESSIVE HEAT  
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 TODAY AND AROUND 105 DEGREES FRIDAY.  
THEN, HEAT INDEX VALUES POTENTIALLY MAY SOAR TO BETWEEN 110 AND  
113 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS. HEAT INDICES WILL LIKELY  
REMAIN BETWEEN 80 AND 90 ALL NIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD, GREATLY  
INCREASING THE POTENTIALLY FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
* TIMING...HEAT ADVISORIES TODAY AND FRIDAY, THEN EXCESSIVE HEAT  
WATCHES THIS WEEKEND. THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME WILL BE BETWEEN  
NOON AND 7 PM TODAY AND FRIDAY, THEN ALL OF THE WEEKEND. IT  
WILL NOT COOL BELOW 80 OVER MANY AREAS UNTIL 4 OR 5 IN THE  
MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUSLY HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY COULD  
QUICKLY CAUSE HEAT STRESS OR HEAT STROKE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT  
TAKEN. IN ADDITION, CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF DANGEROUS HEAT WILL  
CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND, WHEN THE HEAT WAVE WILL REACH A PEAK.  
CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES HAVE A CUMULATIVE  
AFFECT ON THE BODY, SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR  
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH  
HUMIDITY 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.  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF  
DANGEROUSLY HIGH TEMPERATURES IS POSSIBLE. PREPARE FOR EXTREME  
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN HEAT  
ILLNESSES.  
 
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU MUST 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 911.  

 
 

 
 
NCZ007>010-024-025-040-075-076-182215-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.HT.Y.0009.190719T1600Z-190719T2300Z/  
/O.NEW.KRAH.EH.A.0001.190720T1500Z-190722T0300Z/  
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-ORANGE-DURHAM-CHATHAM-MOORE-LEE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROXBORO, OXFORD, CREEDMOOR, HENDERSON,  
KITTRELL, WARRENTON, NORLINA, HILLSBOROUGH, CHAPEL HILL,  
CARRBORO, DURHAM, ROUGEMONT, SILER CITY, PITTSBORO,  
SOUTHERN PINES, PINEHURST, ABERDEEN, CARTHAGE, AND SANFORD  
426 AM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT FRIDAY
 
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT ON FRIDAY.  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS EXCESSIVE HEAT  
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 102 TODAY AND AROUND 105 DEGREES  
FRIDAY. THEN, HEAT INDEX VALUES POTENTIALLY MAY SOAR TO BETWEEN  
110 AND 112 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS. HEAT INDICES WILL  
LIKELY REMAIN BETWEEN 80 AND 90 ALL NIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD,  
GREATLY INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
* TIMING...HEAT ADVISORIES FRIDAY, THEN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCHES  
THIS WEEKEND. THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME WILL BE BETWEEN NOON AND 7  
PM FRIDAY, THEN ALL OF THE WEEKEND. IT WILL NOT COOL BELOW 80  
OVER MANY AREAS UNTIL 4 OR 5 IN THE MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUSLY HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY COULD  
QUICKLY CAUSE HEAT STRESS OR HEAT STROKE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT  
TAKEN. IN ADDITION, CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF DANGEROUS HEAT WILL  
CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND, WHEN THE HEAT WAVE WILL REACH A PEAK.  
CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES HAVE A CUMULATIVE  
AFFECT ON THE BODY, SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR  
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH  
HUMIDITY 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.  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF  
DANGEROUSLY HIGH TEMPERATURES IS POSSIBLE. PREPARE FOR EXTREME  
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN HEAT  
ILLNESSES.  
 
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU MUST 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 911.  

 
 

 
 
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