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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
257 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY...

.An upper level ridge will persist over the Pacific Northwest.
This ridge will cause air movement to be limited over large
portions of the region. Areas of freezing fog will be possible
and the air quality will become unhealthy at times.

ORZ041-044-050-505-507>511-142000-
/O.CON.KPDT.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
East Columbia River Gorge-Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Wallowa County-John Day Basin-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades-North Central Oregon-
Central Oregon-
including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Boardman,
Hermiston, Ione, Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa, Dayville, John Day,
Mitchell, Monument, Spray, Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Heppner,
Condon, Fossil, La Pine, Sunriver, Dufur, Maupin, Bend, Madras,
Prineville, and Redmond
257 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

* AIR QUALITY...Moderate to unhealthy at times.

* TIMING...Stagnant air will persist into Friday.

* IMPACTS...Persons with respiratory issues should follow the
  advice of their physician on how to deal with poor air
  quality. Also outdoor burning may be limited, so please
  consult with your local burn agencies.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
257 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY...

.An upper level ridge will persist over the Pacific Northwest.
This ridge will cause air movement to be limited over large
portions of the region. Areas of freezing fog will be possible
and the air quality will become unhealthy at times.

WAZ024-026>029-520-521-142000-
/O.CON.KPDT.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-Kittitas Valley-
Yakima Valley-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
East Slopes of the Washington Cascades-Simcoe Highlands-
including the cities of White Salmon, Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches,
Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Connell, Prosser, Tri-Cities,
Dayton, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Appleton, Cle Elum, Cliffdell,
Goldendale, and Bickleton
257 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

* AIR QUALITY...Moderate to unhealthy at times.

* TIMING...Stagnant air to persist into Friday.

* IMPACTS...Persons with respiratory issues should follow the
  advice of their physician on how to deal with poor air
  quality. Also outdoor burning may be limited, so please
  consult with your local burn agencies.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
127 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

WAZ503-504-506-507-509>511-514-555-556-558-559-142200-
/O.CON.KSEW.AS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-171214T2200Z/
Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Admiralty Inlet Area-
Hood Canal Area-Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca-
East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-
Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-
127 PM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...Dry conditions, light winds and poor mixing has
  lead to stagnant conditions in the interior lowlands. Stagnant
  conditions will trap pollutants near the surface which will
  lead to deteriorating air quality.

* TIMING...Through Thursday afternoon.

* MAIN IMPACT...Deteriorating air quality may affect people with
  respiratory issues. Check with your local clean air agencies
  for possible burn bans.

nwcleanairwa.gov  www.orcaa.org  www.pscleanair.org
www.swcleanair.org  www.ecy.wa.gov

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area...pollution will increase
to dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1135 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

Our stagnant weather pattern is not expected to change until the
arrival of a weak frontal system on Friday. Until then, a strong
temperature inversion will remain over Washington and Idaho.
Winds will also be weak heightening the potential for the build
up of air pollution.

IDC009-017-021-035-049-055-057-061-069-079-WAC001-003-007-017-019-
023-025-043-047-051-063-065-075-142015-
/O.CON.KOTX.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
Benewah-Bonner-Boundary-Clearwater-Idaho-Kootenai-Latah-Lewis-
Nez Perce-Shoshone-Adams-Asotin-Chelan-Douglas-Ferry-Garfield-
Grant-Lincoln-Okanogan-Pend Oreille-Spokane-Stevens-Whitman-
1135 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017 /1235 PM MST Wed Dec 13 2017/

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
/11 AM MST/ FRIDAY...

* Air Quality...Pollutants may increase this week. Regional air
  quality sensors range from good to moderate. However, light
  winds and a strong inversion will increase the potential for
  the build up of air pollution and deteriorating air quality.

* Impacts...Persons with respiratory issues should follow the
  advice of their physician on how to deal with poor air
  quality. Outdoor burning may be limited, so please consult
  with your local burn agencies for updated burn restrictions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area. Pollution may increase
to unhealthy levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY...

ORZ005-WAZ022-142200-
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171214T2200Z/
Lower Columbia-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Longview, Kelso,
and Castle Rock
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...Air quality may deteriorate due to an extended
  period of stagnant air conditions.

* TIMING...through Thursday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS...The Lower Columbia and I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz
  County

* IMPACTS...Limited ventilation may result in deteriorating air
  quality continuing this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area, pollution will increase
to dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY...

ORZ007-142200-
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171214T2200Z/
Central Willamette Valley-
Including the cities of Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton,
and Dallas
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...Air quality may deteriorate due to an extended
  period of stagnant air conditions.

* TIMING...through Thursday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS...Central Willamette Valley.

* IMPACTS...Limited ventilation may result in deteriorating air
  quality continuing this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area, pollution will increase
to dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY...

WAZ039-142200-
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171214T2200Z/
Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Yacolt,
and Amboy
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...Air quality may deteriorate due to an extended
  period of stagnant air conditions.

* TIMING...through Thursday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS...Most of Clark County, but excluding areas near the
  Columbia River Gorge.

* IMPACTS...Limited ventilation may result in deteriorating air
  quality continuing this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area, pollution will increase
to dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY...

ORZ008-142200-
/O.CAN.KPQR.ZF.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-171213T2000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171214T2200Z/
South Willamette Valley-
Including the cities of Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany,
and Lebanon
1124 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST
THURSDAY...
...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Portland has cancelled the
Freezing Fog Advisory.

* FREEZING FOG ADVISORY...Fog is clearing and temperatures are
  rising, so the Freezing Fog Advisory has been cancelled.

* AIR QUALITY...Air quality may deteriorate due to an extended
  period of stagnant air conditions.

* TIMING...through Thursday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS...the southern Willamette Valley.

* IMPACTS...Limited ventilation may result in deteriorating air
  quality continuing this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Air Stagnation Advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area, pollution will increase
to dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
910 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

ORZ023-024-026-029>031-141700-
/O.CON.KMFR.AS.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Jackson County-Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Drain, Elkton, Roseburg, Sutherlin,
Green, Myrtle Creek, Canyonville, Grants Pass, Cave Junction,
Medford, Ashland, Altamont, Klamath Falls, Beatty, Bly, Crescent,
Gilchrist, Sprague River, Adel, and Lakeview
910 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

* Air stagnation locations include: All inland valleys.

* Impacts: Limited ventilation will result in degraded air
  quality, which may pose a risk to those working outside and to
  those with sensitive health issues.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area, pollution will increase.

&&

$$

BTL

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