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    • Heat Advisory

      Heat Advisory in effect from Friday, 10:00 AM EDT until Friday, 8:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Heat
    Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM EDT Friday.

    * AREAS AFFECTED: CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH
    CAROLINA...AND THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE.

    * MAXIMUM FORECAST HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 to 109 degrees.

    * TIMING: Peak heat indices are expected during the afternoon
    hours, but some locations near the coast may see values peak by
    late morning before the seabreeze develops in the afternoon.

    * IMPACTS: PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD
    TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL
    ATTENTION.

    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.

    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.



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    Durant, NC Radar