... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a heat advisory...
which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT Sunday...
For the following counties...
* in Oklahoma... Pushmataha... Choctaw... Pittsburg... Le Flore...
Latimer and Haskell.
In Arkansas... Franklin.
* afternoon heat index values will climb to near 105 degrees
Saturday... and into the 105 to 110 range Sunday afternoon.
* the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will
combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses
* a heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
* 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.
* Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
for the latest information concerning this weather event.
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