Tuesday, July 9, 2019

(7/9): *Heat Advisory* Due to Heat Index Up To 110°

The National Weather Service has issued a:
*HEAT ADVISORY*

The advisory is in effect until 8p CDT Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Here's a look at the advisory map:



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What:  *Heat Advisory*

When:  Now until 8p CDT Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Why:  Heat index readings during the day of 105°-110° and at night at 80° and above.

Where:  Here is a list of counties and cities included:
Wichita (Wichita Falls)Archer (Archer City)Young (Graham)Jack (Jacksboro)Clay (Henrietta)Montague (Nocona, Bowie)Wilbarger (Vernon)Jackson (Altus)Tillman (Frederick)Comanche (Lawton)Cotton (Walters)Stephens (Duncan)Jefferson (Waurika)

Here is the official information from the National Weather Service:


803 AM CDT Tue Jul 9 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Heat Advisory,
which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 105 to 110 degrees.

* TIMING...Throughout the afternoon into the early evening both
  today and tomorrow.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time
outside. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and
shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1.


Stay tuned for updates and stay hydrated throughout the day and night.  Heat can kill.

Meteorologist Bryan Rupp