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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
335 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ARZ020-029-OKZ076-231645-
/O.NEW.KTSA.HT.Y.0008.140823T1800Z-140824T0000Z/
FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-LE FLORE-
335 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 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 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

 * IN OKLAHOMA...LE FLORE.

   IN ARKANSAS...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
   ESPECIALLY OVER LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR THE ARKANSAS RIVER
   VALLEY. HEAT INDICES OF AROUND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED.

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.

 * 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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