Air Stagnation Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1013 AM PST Wed Dec 2 2020

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Northern Panhandle-Coeur d`Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-
Central Panhandle Mountains-Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-
Spokane Area-
Including the cities of Sandpoint, Rathdrum, Bonners Ferry,
Priest River, Eastport, Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,
Worley, Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Kellogg, St Maries,
Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello,
Quincy, Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, Coulee City,
Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Rockford
1013 AM PST Wed Dec 2 2020

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...An extended period of stagnant air, with light winds
  and little vertical mixing, is expected.

* WHERE...In Washington, Moses Lake Area, Upper Columbia Basin
  and Spokane Area. In Idaho, Northern Panhandle, Coeur d`Alene
  Area, Idaho Palouse and Central Panhandle Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Periods of air stagnation can lead to the buildup of
  pollutants near the surface. This can be harmful to those
  sensitive to air pollution including people with lung and
  heart problems, people with diabetes, children, and the
  elderly.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If possible, reduce or eliminate activities that contribute to
air pollution, such as outdoor burning, and the use of
residential wood burning devices. Reduce vehicle trips and
vehicle idling as much as possible. Check with local agencies for
possible restriction in your area.

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