Eastern Curry County and Josephine County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Stagnation Advisory
Issued: 08:41 PST Jan. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 10 am PST
Tuesday...

* air quality... light winds and limited vertical mixing could
diminish air quality in the valleys of Jackson... Josephine and
eastern Curry counties through Tuesday morning.

* Locations include... Medford... Grants Pass... Merlin... Cave
Junction... Gold Hill... Williams... Ashland.

* Impacts... diminished air quality could negatively affect
health... especially for those with respiratory sensitivities.
Please see the Oregon department of air quality's web site at
http://www.Deq.State.US/aqi for detailed air quality
information and thresholds.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* an air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited
movement of an airmass across the advisory area... pollution
will increase.