Harkers Island, NC (28531)

3:53 PM EDT on July 30, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Whitehurst Creek | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Special Statement

Elev 20 ft 34.74 °N, 76.55 °W | Updated 24 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
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87.6 °F
Feels Like 110 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 2.5 mph

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Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Heat Index 110 °F
Dew Point 84 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
SPECI KMRH 301948Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM SCT010 BKN029 BKN037 29/26 A2997 RMK AO2 T02940261 TSNO
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Heat Index 110 °F
Dew Point 84 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
SPECI KMRH 301948Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM SCT010 BKN029 BKN037 29/26 A2997 RMK AO2 T02940261 TSNO

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:47 AM EDT Jul. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a heat advisory... which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Heat index values... up to 108.

* Timing... late morning through late afternoon.

* Impacts... individuals engaged in outdoor activities should be
cautious of health impacts from the high heat and humidity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to 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. Keep pets inside if possible.

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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

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.




Special Statement
Issued: 3:10 PM EDT Jul. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Carteret
and southeastern Craven counties...

At 310 PM EDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Newport to near Cape Carteret.
Movement was east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Morehead City... Newport... Pine Knoll Shores...
Michael j Smith Airport... Fort Macon State Park... Oceana pier...
Rachel Carson estuarine Reserve and Indian Beach.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3465 7702 3479 7707 3489 7669 3469 7663
time... Mot... loc 1910z 263deg 25kt 3475 7687 3473 7705


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310 PM EDT Sat Jul 30 2016

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Carteret
and southeastern Craven counties...

At 310 PM EDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Newport to near Cape Carteret.
Movement was east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Morehead City... Newport... Pine Knoll Shores...
Michael j Smith Airport... Fort Macon State Park... Oceana pier...
Rachel Carson estuarine Reserve and Indian Beach.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3465 7702 3479 7707 3489 7669 3469 7663
time... Mot... loc 1910z 263deg 25kt 3475 7687 3473 7705


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