...Air stagnation advisory now in effect until 1 PM PST Saturday...
The air stagnation advisory is now in effect until 1 PM PST Saturday.
* Synopsis: high pressure will continue over the region through at least Saturday morning continuing low level inversions and generally stagnant air. The high will weaken slightly into Wednesday resulting in some improvement in vertical mixing...but not enough to completely mix out the stagnant air in the west side valleys. The inversion is expected to strengthen again Wednesday night into the weekend before dissipating early next week.
* Locations include: Grants Pass...Cave Junction...Medford... Ashland...drain...Elkton...Roseburg...Sutherlin...green... Myrtle Creek...Canyonville.
* Impacts: air quality will deteriorate if significant pollution particulates accumulate. These particulates could make breathing more difficult for those with respiratory ailments.
* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5
An air stagnation advisory indicates that...due to limited movement of an air mass across the advisory area...pollution could increase to levels that affect health.
An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement of an airmass across the advisory area...pollution will increase.