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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1237 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211015-
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-
1237 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019


...Dangerous Heat Continues Through Sunday...

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Northeast Oklahoma and west-central
    Arkansas.

DISCUSSION...
Hot and humid conditions will once again yield heat index values
in the 100 to 112 degree range this afternoon. The dangerous heat
will continue into the evening hours. Overnight lows will only offer
a limited break from the heat, as temperatures will only fall into
the mid 70s to near 80 by morning.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
TUESDAY through Friday...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Dangerous heat and humidity will continue again Sunday across
Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. A break from the hot and
humid conditions will start Sunday night and Monday as a
cold front moves into the region. Shower and thunderstorm chances
will increase in the vicinity of the boundary Sunday evening and
continue through Monday night as the front clears the area.
Cooler and drier air behind the boundary will settle over the area
for most of next week.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
City and county officials and first responders should continue
to see an increase in heat-related incidents through the weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$




Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
250 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-202100-
/O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0009.190720T1600Z-190721T0200Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-
Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
250 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s.

* HEAT INDEX...Maximum heat index values 105 to 112 degrees.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
  humidity will combine to 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. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water. Know the signs and symptoms
of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 911.

Never leave anyone, including pets, in a closed, parked vehicle,
as temperatures inside can reach over 150 degrees quickly,
resulting in heat stroke and death.

Pets can succumb to the effects of excessive heat. Ensure pets
have adequate drinking water and a shady place to rest, or bring
them inside.

&&

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