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Deadly Heat in Oklahoma & Texas

Oklahoma/Texas_The heat continues in Oklahoma and North Texas.   And, it is now blamed for a 3rd death in the Tulsa area.  Health officials there say the latest casualty is a Sand Springs man.  He collapsed and died while doing yard work on Monday.  While the man had symptoms of a heat-related illness, no official cause of death has been determined.  In North Texas, the death toll from the extreme heat has now climbed to 4.

Experts say there are a number of ways to protect yourself in the extreme heat.  First, and foremost, is avoiding strenous activity during the hottest parts of the day.  You should also drink plenty of water, and take frequent breaks if you have to work outside.   Be sure to keep it tuned to 7News for updates on the heat in your Skywarn 7 Forecast.

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