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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:54 PM EDT on August 20, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 21, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT Thursday.

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

* Timing... the highest heat indices will occur during the early
and mid afternoon hours.

* Impacts... the combination of heat and humidity will make for
dangerous conditions... especially outside in the direct sun and
in non air conditioned homes and businesses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 911.





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