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Dangerously High Temperatures Forecast for Later This Week

Dangerously High Temperatures Forecast for Later This Week

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters are warning that dangerously hot temperatures are expected across much of central North Carolina later this week and into the weekend. Starting Wednesday and into Thursday, heat and humidity will roll into the area with highs in the lower 90s and heat-index values reaching into the mid-90's. The real threat from dangerous heat starts on Friday and extends through Sunday. Heat advisory and/or warnings are expected during this time as hot temperatures combined with high humidity will push heat index values into the upper 90s to above 100 degrees over central NC, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Raleigh. For Randolph County, the hottest temperatures are expected Friday and Saturday with temperatures hanging around 96 deg...
Govt Launches Heat.gov As 30 Million Americans Are Under Heat Advisories

Govt Launches Heat.gov As 30 Million Americans Are Under Heat Advisories

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Heat.gov - Website Screenshot ASHEBORO N.C. (RCSVWX)- Today 38,308,317 Americans are under active National Weather Service extreme heat advisories, watches, and warnings. That number comes from the government's new heat.gov website. The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) officially launched the site today following an online webinar with news outlets from across the country. Heat.gov is a collaboration of NIHHIS’ federal government partners, including NOAA, CDC, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Occupational S...
NWS Calls For Heat & Storms Starting Tomorrow

NWS Calls For Heat & Storms Starting Tomorrow

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ASHEBORO N.C. - After a 4 day holiday weekend with mostly great weather mother nature is back with some summer weather including storms, excessive, rain, and heat. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Raleigh have issued a Hazardous weather outlook for central North Carolina, with a storms, excessive rainfall, and heat all forecasted for Wednesday and Thursday. This evening there is a Marginal Risk of severe weather across portions of central NC. Gusty winds, frequent lightning, and brief periods of heavy rain can be expected with the strongest storms.Then a Slight Risk (Level 2) of severe weather on Wednesday and Thursday. Gusty winds, frequent lightning, and periods of heavy rain which could result in flash flooding are all possible Wednesday afternoon and again Thur...
Not A Dry Heat – Weather Service Warns of Dangerously Hot Weather This Week

Not A Dry Heat – Weather Service Warns of Dangerously Hot Weather This Week

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Raleigh is warning of dangerously hot temperatures this week as a high as 105 to 112 degrees expected as soon as tomorrow. (V/Adobe Stock) TLDR Heat index values at or above 105 degrees are expected today, with even higher readings of 105 to 112 expected Tuesday.A Heat Advisory has been issued today from Noon to 8 pm for much of central NC.An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued Tuesday for much of central NC. Heat Credit- NWS According to forecasters with the NWS, a strong high pressure will be building over the Tennessee Valley region will build across the Southeast United States through much of the week, resulting in hot and humid conditions. Heat index values at or above 105 degrees are expected today, wi...
Randolph County To Reach Record Highs Temps Rest Of The Week

Randolph County To Reach Record Highs Temps Rest Of The Week

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Photo provided by National Weather Service - Raleigh ASHEBORO NC - Its going to a hot rest of the week in Randolph County, as forecasts call for the hottest temperatures of the season through the end of the week. The National Weather Service in Raleigh says Today will likely be the hottest of the year over the Piedmont, and the first of three consecutive days with heat index values between 95 and 105 degrees. Forecast Today the forecasts calls for highs around 93 degrees, with almost no wind to help cool things down. Overnight lows dip to around 69 before highs again tomorrow reach 95 degrees with a Southwest wind of 3 to 8 mph. Friday forecasters are calling for a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light west wind increasing to...