Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 02:34 AM. Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 CDT

Until 08:00 AM. Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

OKZ007-008-012-018-262100- /O.CON.KOUN.HT.Y.0006.170726T1700Z-170727T0100Z/ Grant-Kay-Garfield-Kingfisher- Including the cities of Medford, Pond Creek, Lamont, Wakita, Ponca City, Blackwell, Enid, Kingfisher, Hennessey, and Okarche 233 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will range from 98 to 103 degrees. * HEAT INDEX...Maximum heat index values will range from 105 to 108 degrees. * IMPACTS...Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are possible for individuals or pets outside during peak heating. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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 9 1 1. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Brad Carl