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Air Stagnation Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
914 AM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

IDZ001-004-026-027-301800-
/O.EXT.KOTX.AS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-201030T1800Z/
Northern Panhandle-Central Panhandle Mountains-Lewiston Area-
Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties-
Including the cities of Sandpoint, Rathdrum, Bonners Ferry,
Priest River, Eastport, Kellogg, St Maries, Pinehurst, Osburn,
Wallace, Mullan, Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck, Culdesac, Gifford,
Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce, and Winchester
914 AM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...An extended period of stagnant air, with light winds
  and little vertical mixing.

* WHERE...Northern Panhandle, Central Panhandle Mountains,
  Lewiston Area and Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Periods of air stagnation can lead to the buildup of
  pollutants near the surface. This can be harmful to those
  sensitive to air pollution including people with lung and
  heart problems, people with diabetes, children, and the
  elderly.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Moderate to strong inversions will linger
  into the late morning or early afternoon. The arrival of a cold
  front Friday will bring increasing wind and ventilation along
  with warming temperatures back into the 40s to 50s.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If possible, reduce or eliminate activities that contribute to
air pollution, such as outdoor burning, and the use of
residential wood burning devices. Reduce vehicle trips and
vehicle idling as much as possible. Check with local agencies for
possible restriction in your area.

&&

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