EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING Issue Date:
246 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019 Expiration:
0400 GMT 18 2019
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM CDT THURSDAY...
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Heat Advisory,
which is in effect from 11 AM to 9 PM CDT Thursday.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid 90s.
* HEAT INDEX...Maximum heat index values 105 to 110 degrees.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which
heat illnesses are possible.
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
1259 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019 Expiration:
1030 GMT 18 2019
...VERY DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Much of northeast Oklahoma and the
lower Arkansas River valley of east
central Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.
Heat index values in the 105 to 115 degree range will continue
during the afternoon and early evening hours. The worst conditions
are expected along the Arkansas River valley from Tulsa to Fort
Smith. Overnight lows will not provide much of a break from the
heat, as temperatures will only fall into the mid 70s to lower
80s by morning. Remember to stay hydrated, take breaks in shaded
areas, and never leave anyone, including pets, in a parked
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY through SATURDAY...Dangerous Heat Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
Dangerous heat and humidity will persist into the weekend. A
pattern change is forecast for late Sunday into Monday, as a front
nears the area. Clouds and the chance for showers and thunderstorms
will offer some relief from the heat by next Monday and Tuesday.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
The first extended heat wave of the summer season is underway.
Heat is especially dangerous at night, and overnight lows in the
upper 70s to lower 80s will not offer much relief. This heat wave will
continue into the upcoming weekend. City and county officials
should expect a sharp increase in heat-related incidents in the
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