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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
944 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

OKZ005>008-010>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251100-
/O.CON.KOUN.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140726T0000Z/
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
944 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY FOR MUCH
OF NORTHERN... CENTRAL... AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA... AND ALL OF
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

* TEMPERATURE... AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 ARE
  EXPECTED 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.

&&

$$

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