Okanogan Highlands

 Air Stagnation Advisory  Statement as of 1:30 PM PST on February 10, 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 airmass 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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