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  • National Weather Service
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 PM Local Time
ARZ019-029-OKZ055gt;057-061-062-064gt;067-070gt;072-261030- /O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0005.140726T1700Z-140728T0100Z/ CRAWFORD-SEBASTIAN-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-ROGERS-MAYES-CREEK- OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH- 835 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 8 PM CDT SUNDAY... A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT... FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES... * IN OKLAHOMA...ROGERS...WAGONER...OKFUSKEE...WASHINGTON... CRAIG...NOWATA...CREEK...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE... OKMULGEE AND MAYES. IN ARKANSAS...SEBASTIAN AND CRAWFORD. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... * AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL CLIMB TO NEAR OR JUST ABOVE 105 BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 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. * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT: WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

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