Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 19:09 PM. Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 CDT

Until 08:00 AM. Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ049-053>068-070>076-130930- /O.NEW.KTSA.HT.Y.0011.180713T1700Z-180714T0100Z/ /O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180713T0100Z/ Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage- Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes- Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-Cherokee-Muskogee- McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore- Including the cities of Van Buren, Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore, Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau 322 PM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY... The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT Friday. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 105 to 108 degrees this afternoon, and again on Friday afternoon. * TEMPERATURE...High temps 95 to 100 degrees. * IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. 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 James Aydelott