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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 08/16/2022 01:00 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 08/16/2022 08:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Locations Affected

Oklahoma City, OK ∙ Norman, OK ∙ Edmond, OK ∙ Moore, OK ∙ Midwest City, OK ∙ Meeker, OK ∙ Calvin, OK ∙ Velma, OK ∙ Overbrook, OK ∙ New Woodville, OK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Norman OK 303 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022 OKZ007-008-012-013-018>020-024>032-039>043-045>048-050>052-161615- /O.CON.KOUN.HT.Y.0036.220816T1700Z-220817T0000Z/ Grant-Kay-Garfield-Noble-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-Canadian-Oklahoma- Lincoln-Grady-McClain-Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes- Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Jefferson-Carter-Johnston- Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan- Including the cities of Medford, Pond Creek, Lamont, Wakita, Ponca City, Blackwell, Enid, Perry, Kingfisher, Hennessey, Okarche, Guthrie, Stillwater, Yukon, Concho, El Reno, Mustang, Oklahoma City, Chandler, Stroud, Prague, Meeker, Davenport, Wellston, Chickasha, Tuttle, Purcell, Newcastle, Blanchard, Norman, Moore, Shawnee, Seminole, Wewoka, Holdenville, Wetumka, Duncan, Pauls Valley, Lindsay, Wynnewood, Sulphur, Davis, Ada, Coalgate, Waurika, Ringling, Ryan, Ardmore, Tishomingo, Atoka, Marietta, Thackerville, Madill, Kingston, and Durant 303 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Heat index values up to 108 expected. * WHERE...Portions of central, east central, northern, southeast and southern Oklahoma. * WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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. &&