EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING Issue Date:
621 AM EDT Sun Jul 21 2019 Expiration:
2230 GMT 21 2019
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...110 to 115 degrees, due to temperatures in
the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* TIMING...This afternoon through early evening.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
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.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.
Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Maury, NC Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.
You may want to see if there are any Special Weather Statements