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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 7:01 AM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued an
Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 110 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.

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.

If outdoors, drink plenty of fluids to stay well hydrated and
wear light weight and light colored clothing. It's also
recommended to take occasional to frequent rest breaks in shaded
or an air conditioned environment. In addition, be sure to check
on those who are most vulnerable to the heat such as young
children and the elderly.

Ensure all outdoor pets and livestock have access to fresh water
and a well ventilated and shaded area during the hottest portions
of the day. And...NEVER...leave children or pets in a closed up
vehicle during the day, temperatures could quickly climb to
120 degrees in a manner of minutes.

&&

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 8:50 AM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
Georgetown. In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
Hanover.

* TIMING...From 8 AM EDT this morning through this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Strong south to north longshore current will
develop at east-facing area beaches today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Longshore currents can quickly sweep swimmers down the beach.
Often, if the longshore current is strong enough, it may sweep
swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to return to shore.

Caution should be used when in or near the water. Check with the
lifeguards before entering the ocean for possible hazards.

&&

Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:01 AM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued an
Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 110 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.

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.

If outdoors, drink plenty of fluids to stay well hydrated and
wear light weight and light colored clothing. It's also
recommended to take occasional to frequent rest breaks in shaded
or an air conditioned environment. In addition, be sure to check
on those who are most vulnerable to the heat such as young
children and the elderly.

Ensure all outdoor pets and livestock have access to fresh water
and a well ventilated and shaded area during the hottest portions
of the day. And...NEVER...leave children or pets in a closed up
vehicle during the day, temperatures could quickly climb to
120 degrees in a manner of minutes.

&&

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