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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1251 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-260945-
Adair OK-Benton AR-Carroll AR-Cherokee OK-Choctaw OK-Craig OK-
Crawford AR-Creek OK-Delaware OK-Franklin AR-Haskell OK-Latimer OK-
Le Flore OK-Madison AR-Mayes OK-McIntosh OK-Muskogee OK-Nowata OK-
Okfuskee OK-Okmulgee OK-Osage OK-Ottawa OK-Pawnee OK-Pittsburg OK-
Pushmataha OK-Rogers OK-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Tulsa OK-Wagoner OK-
Washington OK-Washington AR-
1251 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO PERSIST THRU THURSDAY...

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Western Arkansas.
ONSET...This Afternoon.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...

Dangerous afternoon heat indices are expected to range from 105 to
110 degrees across much of eastern Oklahoma and west central
Arkansas, with slightly lower values across far northeast Oklahoma
and northwest Arkansas.

Isolated thunderstorms will also be possible during the afternoon
hours across parts of western Arkansas, mainly in the terrain.
Severe weather is not expected, and any activity that develops will
diminish by sunset.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY THRU FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
SATURDAY THRU MONDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

The dangerous heat and humidity will continue Wednesday and Thursday
across most of eastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas, and into
Friday in far southeast Oklahoma. Thunderstorm chances will begin to
increase from north to south late Wednesday night and continue
through Friday, as a cold front pushes through the region.
Cooler and less humid conditions will follow the front this weekend,
persisting into early next week.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
243 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ049-053>057-059>062-064>067-070>076-252200-
/O.EXT.KTSA.HT.Y.0006.170725T1700Z-170727T0100Z/
Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-
Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Creek-
Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-
Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Van Buren, Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith,
Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita,
Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore, Pryor, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee,
Wagoner, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
243 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures are expected to range in the
  mid to upper 90s this afternoon and again Wednesday afternoon
  across much of eastern Oklahoma and west-central Arkansas.
  These temperatures, combined with high humidity, will create
  dangerous heat index values in the 103 to near 110 degree
  range.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
  humidity will 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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