Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Washington (OKC147) Oklahoma Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Washington (Oklahoma)


Updated:Tue, 25-Jul-2017 2:43am CDT
Effective:Tue, 25-Jul-2017 12:00pm CDT
Expires:Wed, 26-Jul-2017 8:00pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Choctaw; Craig; Creek; Haskell; Latimer; Le Flore; Mayes; McIntosh; Muskogee; Nowata; Okfuskee; Okmulgee; Osage; Pawnee; Pittsburg; Pushmataha; Rogers; Sequoyah; Tulsa; Wagoner; Washington
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...heat advisory now in effect from noon today to 8 pm cdt wednesday...
* temperature...high temperatures are expected to range in the mid to upper 90s this afternoon and again wednesday afternoon across much of eastern oklahoma and west-central arkansas. These temperatures, combined with high humidity, will create dangerous heat index values in the 103 to near 110 degree range.
* impacts...the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
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