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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:01 PM Jul. 29, 2021 – National Weather Service
...The Flood Warning is now in effect until tomorrow evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* Until tomorrow evening.
* At 10:00 AM EDT Thursday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this
afternoon to a crest of 13.0 feet this afternoon. It will then
fall below flood stage early tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, Minor flooding of low lying areas adjacent
to creek can be expected. Several homes threatened by water in
northwest Greene County near HWY 58.


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Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:29 PM Jul. 29, 2021 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 109 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of eastern North Carolina.

* WHEN...From noon to 7 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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