Wilmington, NC

3:47 AM EDT on August 18, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Wilmington International | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 33 ft 34.27 °N, 77.90 °W | Updated 54 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
80 °F
Feels Like 87 °F
N
4
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:35 AM 7:55 PM
Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KILM 180653Z AUTO 18003KT 6SM BR CLR 27/26 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02670261
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:35 AM 7:55 PM
Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KILM 180653Z AUTO 18003KT 6SM BR CLR 27/26 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02670261

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:21 AM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 5 PM EDT this
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 5 PM EDT this
afternoon.

* Heat index values... up to 109 due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Timing... through the afternoon hours.

* Impacts... high heat and humidity will increase the risk for
heat exhaustion and even heat stroke if precautionary measures
are not taken.

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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