Northeast Mountains

 Air Stagnation Advisory  Statement as of 8:53 am PST on February 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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