... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT
... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 9 PM CDT Friday...
* heat index values... 105 to 112 degrees both Thursday and Friday
afternoons, with highest readings across eastern Oklahoma and
west central Arkansas.
* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will 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. 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.
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Issued: 4:18 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service