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UPDATE: Heat advisory issued for most of Oklahoma Tuesday

The high temperature in central Oklahoma will feel like 104 degrees Tuesday. An excessive heat warning is in effect for the Tulsa area Tuesday
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 22, 2014 at 11:36 am •  Published: July 22, 2014
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11:30 a.m. A heat advisory has been issued for central Oklahoma for noon Tuesday through 7 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports. The advisory covers 40 counties in western, southern, northern and central Oklahoma where the heat index is expected to be close to 105 degrees. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

5 a.m. The heat index will make the high temperatures feel like 104 degrees in central Oklahoma Tuesday, the National Weather Service reports.

The Tulsa area is under an excessive heat warning from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The heat will continue through the rest of the week.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tuesday: Sunny and hot with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly clear with a low around 76. South, southeast wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 73. East, northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Thursday: Sunny with a high near 95. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south, southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 74.

Friday: Sunny and hot with a high near 99.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 76.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 100.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 76.

Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98.

Sunday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny with a high near 93.