Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 03:49 AM. Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 CDT

Until 07:00 AM. Saturday, Aug 19, 2017

OKZ007-008-012-013-018>020-024>026-028>032-040-042-043-048-192045- /O.NEW.KOUN.HT.Y.0007.170819T1800Z-170820T0000Z/ Grant-Kay-Garfield-Noble-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-Canadian-Oklahoma- Lincoln-McClain-Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Garvin- Pontotoc-Coal-Atoka- Including the cities of Medford, Pond Creek, Lamont, Wakita, Ponca City, Blackwell, Enid, Perry, Kingfisher, Hennessey, Okarche, Guthrie, Stillwater, Yukon, Concho, El Reno, Mustang, Oklahoma City, Chandler, Stroud, Prague, Meeker, Davenport, Wellston, Purcell, Newcastle, Blanchard, Norman, Moore, Shawnee, Seminole, Wewoka, Holdenville, Wetumka, Pauls Valley, Lindsay, Wynnewood, Ada, Coalgate, and Atoka 343 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening. * TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will range from 93 to 103 degrees this afternoon. * HEAT INDEX...Maximum heat index values will range from 105 to 110 degrees this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Actions should be taken to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. 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