Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
656 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016


IDZ002-WAZ036-111800-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FG.Y.0003.160211T1456Z-160211T1800Z/
COEUR D`ALENE AREA-SPOKANE AREA-
656 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* TIMING...MOST OF THE FOG WILL BE THIS MORNING. THE FOG WILL
  BEGIN TO DISSIPATE BY MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS ARE EXPECTED AT
  TIMES MAKING DRIVING POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT. IN ADDITION POCKETS
  OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD LEAD TO SLICK ROADS.

* LOCATIONS...SPOKANE...COEUR D`ALENE...MEDICAL LAKE...SPOKANE
  VALLEY...POST FALLS...DAVENPORT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

WAZ034-035-037-038-041>044-112300-
/O.CON.KOTX.AS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160213T1800Z/
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
656 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL
  HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN
  CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH
  THE AREA STARTING TONIGHT AND MAY SLIGHTLY IMPROVE THE
  SITUATION... HOWEVER A STRONGER COLD FRONT PASSAGE SATURDAY IS
  EXPECTED TO END THE STAGNANT CONDITIONS WHICH IS WHY THE AIR
  STAGNATION ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...BURN BANS MAY BE IN EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA. PLEASE
  CONSULT YOUR STATE OR TRIBAL AUTHORITIES BEFORE BURNING.

* LOCATIONS...A FEW COMMUNITIES INCLUDED IN THE AIR STAGNATION
  ADVISORY ARE...RITZVILLE...MOSES LAKE...GRAND COULEE...
  COLVILLE...OMAK...WINTHROP... WENATCHEE...AND LEAVENWORTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INDICATES THAT DUE TO LIMITED MOVEMENT
OF AN AIR MASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO INCREASE TO DANGEROUS LEVELS. PERSONS WITH
RESPIRATORY ILLNESS SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR PHYSICIANS ADVICE FOR
DEALING WITH HIGH LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION.

&&

$$


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