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Heat Warning For Tulsa Area

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The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 9 PM
CDT this evening. The Heat Advisory is no longer in effect.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the middle to upper 90s
  will combine with increased relative humidity values..and will
  result in heat indices around 110 degrees this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The increasingly hot and humid conditions will
  increase the potential for heat related illness for much of
  eastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas Saturday afternoon
  and evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures will occur.

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.

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.