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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
446 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251715-
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-
446 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.HEAT...
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 103. COMBINED
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY... MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH 105.
REMEMBER TO PRACTICE GOOD HEAT SAFETY THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.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 APPROACH 105 THROUGH SUNDAY. 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 SUNDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA. SEVERE WEATHER CHANCES WILL BE LOW...
HOWEVER A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN MAY OCCUR.

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

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
409 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

OKZ005>008-010>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-252100-
/O.EXT.KOUN.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140727T0000Z/
WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVA...CHEROKEE...MEDFORD...
PONCA CITY...WOODWARD...FAIRVIEW...ENID...PERRY...CHEYENNE...
TALOGA...WEATHERFORD...CLINTON...WATONGA...KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...
STILLWATER...ELK CITY...SAYRE...CORDELL...ANADARKO...YUKON...
EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...CHICKASHA...
PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...HOLDENVILLE...
HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...FREDERICK...LAWTON...DUNCAN...
PAULS VALLEY...SULPHUR...ADA...COALGATE...WALTERS...WAURIKA...
ARDMORE...TISHOMINGO...ATOKA...MARIETTA...MADILL...DURANT...
QUANAH...CHILLICOTHE...CROWELL...VERNON...WICHITA FALLS...
MUNDAY...KNOX CITY...SEYMOUR...ARCHER CITY...HOLLIDAY...
LAKESIDE CITY...HENRIETTA
409 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE... AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 ARE
  EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* 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.

&&

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Air Quality Alert

OKZ019-024>026-028>030-260000-
LOGAN-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUTHRIE...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...
OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE
947 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

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

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY JULY
25...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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