Excessive heat warnings issued from Oklahoma to Mississippi
Ponca City Now - August 9, 2015 9:08 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warnings for a large area that includes parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
The warnings are in effect from late Sunday morning until 8 p.m. Sunday from the eastern half of Oklahoma, the southern two-thirds of Arkansas, northeastern and far southeastern Louisiana and the western half of Mississippi.
The warning continues from late Monday morning until 7 p.m. Monday for the areas in Arkansas and Mississippi.
Temperatures throughout the region are expected from the mid-90s to about 105 degrees with heat indices from 110 to 115 degrees.
A heat advisory was issued for areas adjacent to the warned areas.