Weather Alerts for INLAND NEW HANOVER CO

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
INLAND NEW HANOVER CO

Areas Affected:
Bladen - Coastal Brunswick - Coastal New Hanover - Coastal Pender - Columbus - Inland Brunswick - Inland New Hanover - Inland Pender - Robeson
Effective: Sat, 7/20 12:00pm Updated: Sat, 7/20 3:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/20 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 110 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* TIMING...Midday through late afternoon today.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Information:
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. 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.

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
INLAND NEW HANOVER CO

Areas Affected:
Coastal New Hanover - Coastal Pender
Effective: Fri, 7/19 7:50pm Updated: Sat, 7/20 3:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/20 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
Georgetown. In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
Hanover.
* TIMING...Through Saturday evening.
* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Strong south to north longshore current will
occur at east-facing area beaches.

Information:
Longshore currents can quickly sweep swimmers down the beach.
Often, if the longshore current is strong enough, it may sweep
swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to return to shore.
Caution should be used when in or near the water. Check with the
lifeguards before entering the ocean for possible hazards.