Coastal Pender Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:19 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM EDT
Sunday...

* heat index values... up to 109, as high temperatures reach 95 to
100 degrees.

* Timing... the most dangerous conditions are expected during the
afternoon and early evening.

* 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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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:41 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from 6 am EDT Sunday through
Sunday evening...
... Beach hazards statement will expire at 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a beach
hazards statement, which is in effect from 6 am EDT Sunday through
Sunday evening.

Strong southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts and southwest
wind waves will develop on Sunday. This will produce a strong south
to north longshore current at east-facing beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used when
in or near the water.



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