Roy Michael McBride, 58, of Eden, N.C., passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salam, N.C. Mr. McBride was born in Danville, Va., on March 28, 1961, to Violet Irene Goins McBride and the late William Milton McBride Sr. Mr. McBride was married to Tammy Willoughby McBride who survives. Mr. McBride was self-employed as a carpenter. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter, Crystal Pruitt of Ruffin, N.C.; his sisters, Pam Dunn of Ringgold, Va., Janet Owen of Danville, Va.; his brother, William McBride Jr. of Danville, Va.; and four grandchildren. In addition to his father, Mr. McBride was preceded by his brother, Freddie McBride. Memorial services will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services, Inc. Mt. Hermon Chapel. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the McBride family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY ON FRIDAY... .HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY BRINGING SOME OF THE HOTTEST AIR OF THE SEASON. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES OF AROUND 105 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER FRIDAY AFTERNOON. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 108 DEGREES. * TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY BETWEEN 2 AND 5 PM. * IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. * LOCATIONS...PARTS OF THE PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS. * HAZARDS...HIGH HEAT INDICES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS HIGH HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 105 DEGREES OR GREATER. THIS COMBINATION WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT ILLNESSES. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...CHECK ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS... AND PROVIDE SHADE AND FRESH WATER FOR OUTDOOR ANIMALS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. &&
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT BEDFORD, CAMPBELL, AND PITTSYLVANIA COUNTIES... UNTIL 600 PM EDT. AT 456 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HUDDLESTON, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... ALTAVISTA... HURT... MONETA... HUDDLESTON... AND EVINGTON. THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY, SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.