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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Yakima Valley (WAZ027) Washington Issued by the National Weather Service


Air Stagnation Advisory Air Stagnation Advisory - Yakima Valley (Washington)

Updated:Sun 10-Dec-17 09:48pm PST
Effective:Sun 10-Dec-17 09:48pm PST
Expires:Thu 14-Dec-17 10:00am PST

Areas affected: East Slopes of the Washington Cascades; Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington; Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington; Kittitas Valley; Lower Columbia Basin of Washington; Simcoe Highlands; Yakima Valley
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...stagnant air conditions continue through thursday...
...areas of dense freezing fog for the foothills of the southern blue mountains and portions of north central and central oregon until noon monday...
.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.
...air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 10 am pst thursday...
* air quality...moderate to unhealthy.
* timing...stagnant air to persist for several more days.
* 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.
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