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Craig County, OK

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CRAIG...PITTSBURG...LE FLORE AND LATIMER.

IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED OVER THE
REGION TODAY...ALLOWING HIGH TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB
INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON. COMBINING THIS HEAT
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY IN PLACE WILL YIELD DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES
IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS...
* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES
ARE POSSIBLE.

DEFINITION...
* A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
* 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 911.

* ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

Mayes County, OK

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...ROGERS...MAYES...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE...
NOWATA...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE AND HASKELL.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED OVER THE
REGION TODAY...ALLOWING HIGH TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB
INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON. COMBINING THIS HEAT
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY IN PLACE WILL YIELD DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES
IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.

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 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 911.

* ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

Nowata County, OK

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...ROGERS...MAYES...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE...
NOWATA...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE AND HASKELL.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED OVER THE
REGION TODAY...ALLOWING HIGH TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB
INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON. COMBINING THIS HEAT
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY IN PLACE WILL YIELD DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES
IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.

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 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 911.

* ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

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