... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
* Heat index values... heat index values will be around 100
degrees, due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in
the lower 70s.
* Timing... heat index values will be highest from noon through 8
* Impacts... heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a
significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any
strenuous outdoor activity.
Reduce outdoor activities, especially from mid-morning through
the afternoon. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and
drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air
conditioned or well ventilated places.
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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Issued: 3:04 AM EDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service