462  
WWUS74 KTSA 231602  
NPWTSA  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
1102 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014  
 
ARZ020-029-OKZ076-240000-  
/O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0008.140823T1800Z-140824T0000Z/  
FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-LE FLORE-  
1102 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...  
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
* IN OKLAHOMA...LE FLORE.  
 
IN ARKANSAS...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...  
* HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON...  
ESPECIALLY OVER LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR THE ARKANSAS RIVER  
VALLEY. HEAT INDICES OF AROUND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED.  
 
IMPACTS...  
* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL  
COMBINE TO 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.  
 
* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION  
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT.  
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:  
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.  
 

 
 

 
 
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