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Air Stagnation Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
250 AM PST Thu Jan 26 2023

ORZ041-044-507-508-510-WAZ024-029-262300-
/O.NEW.KPDT.WI.Y.0007.230127T0600Z-230127T1800Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.AS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-230127T2300Z/
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon-
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
North Central Oregon-Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
Including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Boardman,
Hermiston, Ione, Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Heppner, Condon, Fossil,
Dufur, Maupin, Moro, White Salmon, Dayton, Waitsburg,
and Walla Walla
250 AM PST Thu Jan 26 2023

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
FRIDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Air Stagnation Advisory, poor air quality. For
  the Wind Advisory, southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to
  50 mph expected.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon,
  Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue
  Mountains of Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains
  of Oregon and North Central Oregon. In Washington, Eastern
  Columbia River Gorge of Washington and Foothills of the Blue
  Mountains of Washington.

* WHEN...For the Air Stagnation Advisory, until 3 PM PST Friday.
  For the Wind Advisory, from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST
  Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result. Poor air quality may cause issues for people with
  respiratory problems.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s
advice for dealing with high levels of air pollution during
periods of stagnant air.

State air quality agencies highly recommend that no outdoor
burning occur and that residential wood burning devices be
limited as much as possible. According to state air quality
agencies, prolonged periods of stagnant air can hold pollutants
close to the ground where people live and breathe. Check with
your local burn agency for any current restrictions in your area.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
250 AM PST Thu Jan 26 2023

ORZ041-044-507-508-510-WAZ024-029-262300-
/O.NEW.KPDT.WI.Y.0007.230127T0600Z-230127T1800Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.AS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-230127T2300Z/
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon-
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
North Central Oregon-Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
Including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Boardman,
Hermiston, Ione, Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Heppner, Condon, Fossil,
Dufur, Maupin, Moro, White Salmon, Dayton, Waitsburg,
and Walla Walla
250 AM PST Thu Jan 26 2023

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
FRIDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Air Stagnation Advisory, poor air quality. For
  the Wind Advisory, southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to
  50 mph expected.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon,
  Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue
  Mountains of Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains
  of Oregon and North Central Oregon. In Washington, Eastern
  Columbia River Gorge of Washington and Foothills of the Blue
  Mountains of Washington.

* WHEN...For the Air Stagnation Advisory, until 3 PM PST Friday.
  For the Wind Advisory, from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST
  Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result. Poor air quality may cause issues for people with
  respiratory problems.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s
advice for dealing with high levels of air pollution during
periods of stagnant air.

State air quality agencies highly recommend that no outdoor
burning occur and that residential wood burning devices be
limited as much as possible. According to state air quality
agencies, prolonged periods of stagnant air can hold pollutants
close to the ground where people live and breathe. Check with
your local burn agency for any current restrictions in your area.

&&

$$



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