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Heat Advisory
Statement as of 03:45 AM CDT die 24o July, anno 2014

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

A heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Friday.

* Temperature... afternoon heat index values around 105 are expected today 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 01:43 PM CDT die 23o July, anno 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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