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East Slopes of the Central Cascades of Washington East Slopes of the Southern Cascades of Washington San Juan County Western Whatcom County Central Cascade Foothills Northwest Interior Everett and Vicinity Seattle Metropolitan Area Tacoma Area Admiralty Inlet Area Hood Canal, Kitsap Peninsula Southwest Interior Olympics Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca Western Strait of Juan de Fuca North Coast Central Coast West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes South Washington Cascades Willapa Hills South Washington Coast Lower Columbia and I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County Western Columbia River Gorge East Columbia River Gorge Kittitas Valley Yakima Valley Lower Columbia Basin Foothills of the Blue Mountains Northwest Blue Mountains Northeast Blue Mountains Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties Washington Palouse Moses Lake Area Upper Columbia Basin Spokane Area Northeast Mountains Okanogan Highlands Greater Vancouver Area South Washington Cascade Foothills Wenatchee Area East Slopes Northern Cascades Okanogan Valley Waterville Plateau

Ryegrass Summit on I-90 @ MP 126

National Weather Service Warning - Non-Precipitation Warning for Kittitas Valley

Issued: 10:05 AM Feb 13  Will Expire: 10:00 AM Feb 14


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1005 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...STAGNANT CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

.WEAK AND SHALLOW INVERSIONS WILL CONTINUE TO TRAP POLLUTANTS
OVER PORTIONS OF THE KITTITAS AND YAKIMA VALLEYS INTO SUNDAY.
INCREASING WEST WINDS ACROSS THESE VALLEYS SUNDAY SHOULD ALLOW
FOR BETTER MIXING.


/O.EXT.KPDT.AS.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T1800Z/
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA
1005 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...WEAK INVERSIONS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE DIMINISHED
AIR QUALITY OVER PORTIONS OF THE YAKIMA AND KITTITAS VALLEYS
INTO SUNDAY MORNING. OTHER LOCATIONS WITHIN THESE VALLEYS WILL
SEE SOME IMPROVED AIR QUALITY TODAY...BUT CONDITIONS WILL
DETERIORATE AGAIN TONIGHT.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. BETTER MIXING IS EXPECTED
ACROSS THE ENTIRETY THESE TWO VALLEYS SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY ISSUES SHOULD LIMIT THEIR
TIME OUTSIDE AND OR DOING PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES.

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

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