Heat Advisories Return Thursday

Thursday will be another hot one in Eastern Carolina as dangerous heat index values are expected to return.

There is a heat advisory from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for Pitt, Beaufort, Lenoir, Martin, Craven, Carteret, Onslow, Greene, Dare, Pamlico, Washington, Tyrrell, and mainland Hyde counties.

The combination of temperatures in the middle to upper 90s and high humidity will produce heat index values of between 105 and 109 degrees.

Those outside for long periods of time should drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors.


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  • by mindy on Aug 10, 2010 at 05:45 AM
    no, actually I am 50 and married so while it is hot outside I don't think I am actually "hot". LOL. Yes, I think I enjoy my boat more in the fall and spring. . .I have finally reached a point in my life where I just don't care for all the hot weather.
  • by @mindy on Aug 5, 2010 at 01:16 PM
    wow mindy, you have a cabin cruiser, a pool, a cleaning lady and a lawn guy....you must be hot stuff. NOT.
  • by mindy on Aug 5, 2010 at 07:14 AM
    well, I am staying inside the house with my a/c running and some good movies on telelvision. I do not intend to even take my cabin cruiser out today on the water or even sit by my pool. . .it's just too hot out. My cleaning lady is here this morning and I don't intend to do anything today. Especially outside. Oh, the guy favors my lawn guy. Wonder if it is him?
  • by Really? on Aug 5, 2010 at 05:44 AM
    I was thinking the same thing Mr. O.........pretty lowsy picture. They must have done a quick google searh for "redneck drinking gatorade"
  • by okie dokie Location: washington on Aug 4, 2010 at 02:16 PM
    its just a picture for crying out loud. who cares if they are not attractive, which their is nothing wrong with him, if you ask me.
  • by Mr. O Location: Washington on Aug 4, 2010 at 01:50 PM
    Okay - who's the guy drinking in the picture?! How about someone more...attractive?
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