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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:36 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening...
... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 7 PM EDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM EDT Wednesday.

* Heat index values... up to 107 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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.



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