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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:09 AM CDT on July 25, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 26, 2014


... Heat advisory now in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday...

The heat advisory is now in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* Temperature... afternoon heat index values around 105 are
expected Friday and Saturday.

* Impacts... those exposed to the extreme heat over a prolonged
period may develop heat related illnesses.

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 9 1 1.




Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 9:47 PM CDT on July 24, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2014


... Air quality alert in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Friday July
25... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to expected high
concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674



947 PM CDT Thu Jul 24 2014

... Air quality alert in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Friday July
25... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to expected high
concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674


519 PM CDT Thu Jul 24 2014

... Air quality alert in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...
... Air quality alert in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Friday July
25... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to expected high
concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674


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519 PM CDT Thu Jul 24 2014

... Air quality alert in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...
... Air quality alert in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Friday July
25... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to expected high
concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674


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