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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
953 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-241000-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
953 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS ACROSS WESTERN AND SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...ARE EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
BY MIDNIGHT. THEREAFTER...NO ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.HEAT...
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 90S TO LOWER
100S INTO THE WEEKEND. COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY... MAXIMUM
HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO BETWEEN 105
TO 110 MOST DAYS. REMEMBER TO PRACTICE GOOD HEAT SAFETY THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND. COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR NEXT WEEK AS A
STRONG COLD FRONT PASSES OVER THE REGION.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY AS
THE COLD FRONT OVER THE REGION.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$




Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
351 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

OKZ014>019-021>031-033>042-044>047-050-051-TXZ083>090-240500-
/O.EXT.KOUN.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140726T0000Z/
ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-BECKHAM-WASHITA-
CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-
POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-
STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-
LOVE-MARSHALL-HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-
CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHEYENNE...TALOGA...WEATHERFORD...
CLINTON...WATONGA...KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...ELK CITY...SAYRE...
CORDELL...ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...
CHANDLER...CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...
SEMINOLE...HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...FREDERICK...
LAWTON...DUNCAN...PAULS VALLEY...SULPHUR...ADA...WALTERS...
WAURIKA...ARDMORE...TISHOMINGO...MARIETTA...MADILL...QUANAH...
CHILLICOTHE...CROWELL...VERNON...WICHITA FALLS...MUNDAY...
KNOX CITY...SEYMOUR...ARCHER CITY...HOLLIDAY...LAKESIDE CITY...
HENRIETTA
351 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE... AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES
  ARE EXPECTED AGAIN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS... THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY DEVELOP HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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 9 1 1.

&&

$$

JTK/KB




Air Quality Alert

OKZ019-024>026-028>030-242300-
LOGAN-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUTHRIE...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...
OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE
143 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT WAS ISSUED BY THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY
JULY 24...FOR THE OKLAHOMA CITY METROPOLITAN AREA DUE TO
EXPECTED HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF OZONE.

PERSONS WITH EXISTING HEART OR RESPIRATORY AILMENTS SHOULD REDUCE
PHYSICAL EXERTION AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEM BY
REDUCING VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED BY RIDING THE BUS...CARPOOLING...OR
AVOIDING UNNECESSARY TRIPS.  THE PUBLIC IS ALSO ASKED TO AVOID
REFUELING DURING THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS...AND TO
AVOID THE USE OF TWO CYCLE ENGINES SUCH AS LAWN MOWERS...
MOTORCYCLES...WEEDEATERS...AND OUTBOARD ENGINES. IT IS ALSO ADVISED
TO LIMIT OUTDOOR BURNING.

FOR HOURLY UPDATES ON CONCENTRATIONS AND POSSIBLE HEALTH
WARNINGS...TELEPHONE THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY AT 405-702-4100. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HEALTH
EFFECTS...CALL THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA AT
405-748-4674.

$$



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