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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:49 AM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT this
evening.

* Temperature... highs today will be in the mid 90s.

* Impacts... heat index values will approach or exceed 105 degrees
over portions of central North Carolina, including the Triangle
region and areas to the south and east.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Cars can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes in these
conditions. Never leave children or pets unattaended in a
vehicles, not even for a minute.