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.


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