Central Panhandle Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Stagnation Advisory
Issued: 9:09 AM PST Nov. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 1 PM PST this

* air quality... should be improving this afternoon.

* Timing... east or southeast winds between 5 and 10 mph are
expected this afternoon and through the night across the
Lewiston, Pullman, Moscow, Spokane, and Coeur D'Alene areas.
Winds will further increase on Thanksgiving and into Friday.

* Impacts... air quality will be locally degraded this morning
before improving this afternoon. Before burning leaves or yard
waste, check for local burn bans.

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 dangerous levels. Persons with respiratory illness should
follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of
air pollution.