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
931 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 105 to 108 degrees this Afternoon.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which
heat illnesses are possible.
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.