• Heat Advisory

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    OKZ059-064-065-073-075-120200- /O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0009.180711T2100Z-180712T0200Z/ Pawnee-Creek-Okfuskee-Pittsburg-Latimer- Including the cities of Pawnee, Sapulpa, Okemah, McAlester, and Wilburton 347 PM CDT Wed Jul 11 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 105 to 108 degrees into this evening. * TEMPERATURE...Highs in the mid to upper 90s. * 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. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to 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 911. && $$

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