Most of Oklahoma remains under heat advisory; OKC emergency crews respond to 5 calls


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OKLAHOMA CITY — A heat advisory remains in effect for most of Oklahoma as stifling temperatures blanket the state.

The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says many areas could see heat index values of 105 degrees on Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to drop slightly on Thursday, with triple-digit temperatures in the forecast for Friday and the weekend.

Emergency Medical Services Authority says it received five heat-related calls on Tuesday, including one in which in a 14-month-old child was locked inside a hot car for a few minutes. Responders quickly freed the child, who was not injured.

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