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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an excessive
heat warning, which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this
evening. The heat advisory is no longer in effect.

* Heat index values... from 105 to 110 with potential for values
near 115 degrees.

* Temperature... high temperatures in the upper 90s to around 108.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will 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 and drink
plenty of water.

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

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded
location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.






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