Severe Weather Alerts - Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect until 8:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...EXPECT HIGHS BETWEEN 95 AND 100.

* HEAT INDICES...105 TO 108 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE ACCUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WITH
PROLONGED EXPOSURE.

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.

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