Upper Columbia Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Stagnation Advisory
Issued: 9:14 AM PDT Oct. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air stagnation advisory in effect until 10 am PDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued an air
stagnation advisory... which is in effect until 10 am PDT Tuesday.

* Air quality... moderate deteriorating to unhealthy.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an air mass across the advisory area... pollution will increase
to unhealthy levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of air