• Heat Advisory

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    ARZ019-020-029-OKZ049-053-070>076-170000- /O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-180817T0000Z/ Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-Pushmataha-Choctaw-Muskogee-McIntosh- Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore- Including the cities of Van Buren, Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau 515 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...Between 105 and 110 degrees. * 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. 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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