Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 14:59 PM. Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 CDT

Until 09:00 AM. Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

OKZ054>057-059>061-064>066-180200- /O.CAN.KTSA.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170618T0200Z/ /O.NEW.KTSA.HT.Y.0002.170617T1953Z-170618T0200Z/ Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Creek- Okfuskee-Okmulgee- Including the cities of Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore, Sapulpa, Okemah, and Okmulgee 253 PM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening. The Excessive Heat Warning has been cancelled. * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures will combine with relative humidity values... resulting in heat indices near 105 degrees this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Hot and humid conditions will increase the potential for heat related illness for northeast Oklahoma the rest of the afternoon and into this evening. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 light weight 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 911. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Ben Walnick