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flood
Brunswick County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...

SOUTHEASTERN BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
SOUTHERN NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 100 PM EDT

* AT 1155 AM EDT RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING OVER
SOGGY GROUND ACROSS SOUTHERN BRUNSWICK COUNTY EASTWARD TO SOUTHERN
NEW HANOVER COUNTY. THE SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS ARE MOVING TO
THE EAST AT 10 MPH OR LESS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO CAROLINA
BEACH...KURE BEACH...BALD HEAD ISLAND...BOILING SPRING LAKES...
CASWELL BEACH...LONG BEACH...SOUTHPORT...VARNAMTOWN...YAUPON
BEACH...OAK ISLAND AND CIVIE TOWN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE SOME ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS. KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE FROM THE BANKS OF STREAMS...CREEKS
AND DITCHES. PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLAND IS
EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS SINCE YOUR VEHICLE MAY
STALL AND YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3383 7796 3385 7798 3384 7799 3385 7801
3388 7803 3391 7813 3391 7825 3396 7831
3404 7821 3407 7796 3407 7787

$$

heat
Darlington County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE MIDDLE
AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN OR NON
AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND AVAILABLE
SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

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.

&&

$$

Florence County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE MIDDLE
AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN OR NON
AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND AVAILABLE
SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

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.

&&

$$

Georgetown County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE MIDDLE
AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN OR NON
AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND AVAILABLE
SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

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.

&&

$$

Horry County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE MIDDLE
AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN OR NON
AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND AVAILABLE
SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

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.

&&

$$

Marion County, SC

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 108 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR DURING THE MIDDLE
AND LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY IN DIRECT SUN OR NON
AIR CONDITIONED HOMES AND BUSINESSES. MAKE SURE THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN ARE CARED FOR. LEAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND AVAILABLE
SHADE FOR OUTSIDE PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

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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