- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2016

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The National Weather Service in Tulsa says parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas will see heat index values well into the triple digits this week.

A heat advisory is in effect from noon until 9 p.m. Monday for a large portion of northeastern Oklahoma and for Crawford, Franklin and Sebastian counties in northwest Arkansas, and through Tuesday evening for a large part of Arkansas. Forecasters say heat index values of 105 were possible in parts of Oklahoma and western Arkansas through Monday, and at or above 105 for all but the southwestern, northwestern and northeastern parts of Arkansas in to Tuesday.

Forecasters say sweltering weather is expected throughout the week throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma.


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