Coastal Horry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 11:17 AM EDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 108 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s, this afternoon to very
early evening.

* Timing... heat indices will climb above 100 degrees by noon
today and remain dangerous into the 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. Complete as much outdoor work as possible during
the early morning or late evening hours.

Ensure all outdoor animals have adequate shade and fresh water.
When possible, bring pets and livestock into cooler dwellings
during the period of highest temperatures.



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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:54 AM EDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this evening...

South-southwest winds will increase at the beaches today to around
20 mph, with higher gusts by afternoon. These winds combined with
southerly wind waves will produce a strong south to north longshore
current.


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