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South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:59 AM EDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on July 27, 2016

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... will peak between 105 and 109 due to the
combination of temperatures in the mid to upper 90s... and
dewpoints in the low to mid 70s except increasing to the upper
70s in the wake of the inland progressing sea breeze.

* Timing... the highest sustained heat index values will occur in
the mid to late afternoon hours.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
relative humidity will result with the increasing frequency of
heat related illnesses across the advised area. If you suspect
someone having a heat stroke... call 911 immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

To reduce the risk of heat illnesses during outdoor work...
the occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments... and to drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluids.

Never leave children or pets unattended in a closed up vehicle
during a hot Summers day. In just 15 minutes... temperatures
inside the vehicle could easily surpass 140 degrees.

Outdoor livestock and pets will also need plenty of shade... a
well ventilated environment... and plenty of accessible drinking


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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Kentucky - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Special Statement , Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Record Report
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Record Report
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Record Report

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