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WWUS74 KOUN 200740  
NPWOUN  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK  
240 AM CDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
 
OKZ007-008-012-013-019-020-025-026-029>032-042-043-047-048-052-  
202000-  
/O.NEW.KOUN.HT.Y.0008.170820T1800Z-170821T0000Z/  
GRANT-KAY-GARFIELD-NOBLE-LOGAN-PAYNE-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-CLEVELAND-  
POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-PONTOTOC-COAL-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-BRYAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MEDFORD, POND CREEK, LAMONT, WAKITA,  
PONCA CITY, BLACKWELL, ENID, PERRY, GUTHRIE, STILLWATER,  
OKLAHOMA CITY, CHANDLER, STROUD, PRAGUE, MEEKER, DAVENPORT,  
WELLSTON, NORMAN, MOORE, SHAWNEE, SEMINOLE, WEWOKA, HOLDENVILLE,  
WETUMKA, ADA, COALGATE, TISHOMINGO, ATOKA, AND DURANT  
240 AM CDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* HEAT INDEX...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO  
110 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...ACTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO AVOID HEAT EXHAUSTION AND  
HEAT STROKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE  
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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 9 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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