Coastal New Hanover Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:14 AM EDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 108 due to temperatures in the lower
to middle 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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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