Including the cities of Seminole, Wewoka, Holdenville, Wetumka,
Ada, Coalgate, Tishomingo, Atoka, and Durant
310 AM CDT Fri Jul 13 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT this
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
* TIMING...This afternoon through early this evening.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or late
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.