HomeLocalPonca PostHeat Advisory for Osage and Pawnee counties MondayHeat Advisory for Osage and Pawnee counties MondayMon, August 10, 2020 by Jake GoodmanSHARE NOW The National Weather Service in Tulsa has placed Osage and Pawnee counties under a Heat Advisory for Osage and Pawnee counties, along with much of eastern Oklahoma, from noon until 8 p.m. this evening.Heat index values up to 108 are expected. Heat and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat-related illnesses are likely.NWS Tulsa says to 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 911.