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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
901 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM CDT SUNDAY...

ARZ019-029-OKZ049-053>057-059>062-064>067-070>076-181015-
/O.EXP.KTSA.HT.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-190818T0200Z/
/O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0020.190818T1800Z-190819T0200Z/
Crawford-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, 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
901 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX...Maximum heat index values around 105 to 110 degrees are
  expected Sunday afternoon through the early evening.

* TEMPERATURE...Mid to upper 90s.

* 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...

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

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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-181030-
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-
500 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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

.DAY ONE...This Evening and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...This Evening.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing...improving after sunset.

DISCUSSION...
Dangerous heat is ongoing across much of eastern Oklahoma
and west central Arkansas this afternoon.  Heat will gradually
subside after sunset.

Thunderstorm chances will remain across northeast Oklahoma
and far northwest Arkansas this evening through the overnight
hours.  Any storms which do spread into the region will pose a
limited risk of damaging winds.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY through WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm and Dangerous Heat Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Dangerous heat is expected to persist into early next week as a
ridge of high pressure aloft builds over the region. Afternoon
heat indices between 105 and 110 degrees will be common over much
of the region through Wednesday.

Storm chances will persist on Sunday primarily across
northeast Oklahoma through northwest Arkansas.  Winds aloft coupled
with strong afternoon instability will be sufficient for a few
severe storms Sunday afternoon and evening.  Daily thunderstorm chances
will persist through much of next week, with slightly cooler temperatures
expected for the latter part of the work week.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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