Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
306 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO
WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
TODAY...WITH HOT TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION. THE COMBINATION
OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY OVER MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO WESTERN
ARKANSAS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS AFTERNOON.

ARZ020-029-OKZ054>062-064>067-070>072-074-076-182115-
/O.NEW.KTSA.HT.Y.0012.160718T1700Z-160719T0200Z/
FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-MUSKOGEE-
MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-HASKELL-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...
PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...PAWNEE...
TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...SAPULPA...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...MUSKOGEE...CHECOTAH...SALLISAW...STIGLER...POTEAU
306 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARKANSAS...FRANKLIN...AND SEBASTIAN
  COUNTIES. IN OKLAHOMA...OSAGE...WASHINGTON...NOWATA...CRAIG...
  OTTAWA...PAWNEE...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...
  OKMULGEE...WAGONER...MUSKOGEE...MCINTOSH...SEQUOYAH...
  HASKELL... AND LE FLORE COUNTIES.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES FROM AROUND 105 TO 108 EXPECTED 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.

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