Excessive Heat Warning For Tulsa Area Extended Through Friday


Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 11:00 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, OK -- Sizzling summer temperatures aren't going away anytime soon.  The excessive heat warning for the Tulsa area and much of Green Country has been extended through 10 p.m. Friday.

News On 6 Meteorologist Nick Bender said morning temperatures are expected to be around 80 degrees. Afternoon temperatures will range from 92 to 96 degrees, with the heat index reaching 105 to 110.

EMSA treated one patient for symptoms of heat-related illness on Tuesday. A 59-year-old man was taken to the hospital. He was listed in fair condition.

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EMSA says three cooling stations are open for business until further notice:

The Salvation Army Center of Hope

102 N. Denver Ave.

Tulsa, OK

24/7

Tulsa County Social Services

2401 Charles Page Blvd.

Tulsa, OK

8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Dennis R. Neill Equality Center

621 East 4th Street

Tulsa, OK

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Watch out for symptoms of heat exhaustion:

  • being dizzy, tired or weak
  • fainting spells
  • getting flushed
  • heavy sweating
  • fast heartbeat