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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
345 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER TODAY...

.TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL PEAK IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S
ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 105 DEGREES
THIS AFTERNOON. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN
HOTTER.

NCZ010-011-025>028-040>043-075>078-084>086-088-089-242100-
/O.CON.KRAH.HT.Y.0003.160724T1600Z-160725T0000Z/
WARREN-HALIFAX-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-
CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORLINA...WISE...AFTON...WARRENTON...
LAKE GASTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...BETHESDA...DURHAM...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE...PILOT...INGLESIDE...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...
NASHVILLE...AVENTON...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...
ROCKY MOUNT...HASTY...SILER CITY...BYNUM...MONCURE...PITTSBORO...
RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...FLOWERS...SELMA...
BENSON...COATS CROSSROADS...NEW HOPE...WILSON...SOUTHERN PINES...
PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...EAGLE SPRINGS...SEVEN LAKES...CUMNOCK...
GUM SPRINGS...SANFORD...TRAMWAY...DUNN...ANDERSON CREEK...
TIMBERLAKE...DUNCAN...ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...
ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM...LAUREL HILL...
LAURINBURG...ANTIOCH...ASHLEY HEIGHTS...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...
SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...CLINTON
345 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT FEEL CLOSE TO 105
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON. BEING IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT WILL MAKE IT
  FEEL EVEN HOTTER. THIS WILL LEAD TO A GREATER RISK OF HEAT
  ILLNESSES... ESPECIALLY AMONG VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS SUCH AS
  THE SICK AND ELDERLY... THOSE EXERTING THEMSELVES OUTDOORS...
  AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
339 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY TODAY...

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-242000-
/O.CON.KILM.HT.Y.0009.160724T1500Z-160725T0000Z/
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...
LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO...
MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE...
BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...SHALLOTTE...OAK ISLAND...
LONG BEACH...SOUTHPORT...SUNSET BEACH...BENNETTSVILLE...MCCOLL...
HARTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...NORTH HARTSVILLE...DILLON...FLORENCE...
MARION...MULLINS...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...RED HILL...MYRTLE BEACH...
SOCASTEE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...LITTLE RIVER...
ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
339 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 106 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 90S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT ILLNESS DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS
SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENTS.

&&

$$

40


Air Quality Alert


NCZ048-049-051-052-059-063-064-241200-
MADISON-YANCEY-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-NORTHERN JACKSON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
TRANSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAUST...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...WALNUT...
ALLENSTAND...HOT SPRINGS...LUCK...SWISS...BURNSVILLE...CELO...
MICAVILLE...RAMSEYTOWN...BUSICK...MOUNT MITCHELL STATE PARK...
NEWFOUND GAP...ALARKA...ALMOND...BRYSON CITY...LUADA...SMOKEMONT...
WESSER...WAYNESVILLE...WATERVILLE...CANTON...CRUSO...COVE CREEK...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...CULLOWHEE...TUCKASEGEE...SYLVA...WOLF MOUNTAIN...
CASHIERS...BREVARD...CEDAR MOUNTAIN...LITTLE RIVER
815 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN RALEIGH NC
HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL
OZONE...IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT SUNDAY NIGHT FOR THE
RIDGETOPS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AROUND ASHEVILLE WEST TO
SWAIN COUNTY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE NORTH
CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY WEB SITE AT
WWW.NCAIR.ORG/AIRAWARE/FORECAST/.

$$

OUTLAW

NCZ036-057-069>072-082-241200-
IREDELL-ROWAN-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...SALISBURY...
LINCOLNTON...CROUSE...GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...
MATTHEWS...CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...MONROE...TRINITY...INDIAN TRAIL...
WEDDINGTON
815 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN RALEIGH NC
HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL
OZONE...IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY FOR THE CHARLOTTE
METROPOLITAN AREA.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE NORTH
CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY WEB SITE AT
WWW.NCAIR.ORG/AIRAWARE/FORECAST/.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
430 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-251000-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
430 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA...
MOST SO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW OF THESE STORMS WILL BE
STRONG.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ANY STRONG STORMS.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED STORMS COULD PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED BUT SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED
TO SUBMIT REPORTS OF ANY SIGNIFICANT OR SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH THE
WEB BY GOING TO WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
354 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

NCZ007>009-021>024-038-039-073-074-083-250930-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DAVIDSON-
RANDOLPH-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-ANSON-
354 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS AFTERNOON WILL REACH BETWEEN 100 TO 104 DEGREES.
HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY...
WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES EACH DAY BETWEEN 98 AND 103 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
354 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

NCZ010-011-025>028-040>043-075>078-084>086-088-089-250930-
WARREN-HALIFAX-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-
WILSON-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-
SAMPSON-
354 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   HEAT ADVISORY.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH NEAR 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.
HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY...
WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES PEAKING EACH DAY BETWEEN 100 TO 105
DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
341 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-250745-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
341 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   HEAT ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES EACH DAY
THIS WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
755 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ070>072-082-SCZ004>014-019-250000-
STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-
CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
755 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...EXCESSIVE HEAT POSSIBLE. HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 100 DEGREES TO AROUND 105 DEGREES EACH
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE
IN THE PIEDMONT.
..MONDAY...EXCESSIVE HEAT POSSIBLE.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

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