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Oklahoma, Pottawatomie

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:51 PM CDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2014


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

* temperature... afternoon heat index values around 105 degrees
are expected again Thursday and Friday.

* 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.



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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 1:43 PM CDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2014


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

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

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Thursday
July 24... 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.



143 PM CDT Wed Jul 23 2014

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

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

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Thursday
July 24... 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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