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WWUS74 KTSA 231602
NPWTSA

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1102 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ARZ020-029-OKZ076-240000-
/O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0008.140823T1800Z-140824T0000Z/
FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-LE FLORE-
1102 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

 * IN OKLAHOMA...LE FLORE.

   IN ARKANSAS...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
   ESPECIALLY OVER LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR THE ARKANSAS RIVER
   VALLEY. HEAT INDICES OF AROUND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED.

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. 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.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
   FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT.
   ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$








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