SEVERE WX : Air Stagnation Advisory View Alerts

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Air Stagnation Advisory

Areas Affected: Central and Eastern Lake County; Klamath Basin; Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Stagnant air is expected, which may lead to deteriorating air quality.

* WHERE...Valley locations in the Klamath and Lake County including the cities of Klamath Falls, Crescent, Sprague River, Bly, Lakeview, Valley Falls and surrounding communities.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Air stagnation is likely to result in diminishing air quality with time, especially in and near areas with significant sources of air pollution. Diminished air quality is likely to cause health issues for people with respiratory problems if precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some areas may see less stagnation on Tuesday compared to today and Monday.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s advice for dealing with diminished air quality. N95 masks are effective at filtering out the majority of harmful air particulates. 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.


Air Stagnation Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County; Modoc County; North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County; Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties; South Central Siskiyou County; Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Stagnant air is expected, which may lead to deteriorating air quality.

* WHERE...Valleys in Siskiyou and Modoc Counties.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Air stagnation is likely to result in diminishing air quality with time, especially in and near areas with significant sources of air pollution. Diminished air quality is likely to cause health issues for people with respiratory problems if precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some areas may see less stagnation on Tuesday compared to today and Monday.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s advice for dealing with diminished air quality. N95 masks are effective at filtering out the majority of harmful air particulates. 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.


Air Stagnation Advisory

Areas Affected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING... ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Freezing Fog Advisory, visibility a quarter mile or less in freezing fog. For the Air Stagnation Advisory, stagnant air is expected, which may lead to deteriorating air quality.

* WHERE...For the Freezing Fog Advisory, much of I-5 and highway 199 including Grants Pass, Cave Junction and Obrien, but also Agness. For the Air Stagnation Advisory, Valleys in eastern Curry and Josephine Counties. This includes the Rogue Valley, Applegate Valley and Illinois Valley.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential frost on bridges. Air stagnation is likely to result in diminishing air quality with time, especially in and near areas with significant sources of air pollution. Diminished air quality is likely to cause health issues for people with respiratory problems if precautions are not taken.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads. People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s advice for dealing with diminished air quality. N95 masks are effective at filtering out the majority of harmful air particulates. 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.


Air Stagnation Advisory

Areas Affected: Jackson County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Stagnant air is expected, which may lead to deteriorating air quality.

* WHERE...Valleys in Jackson County including all of the Rogue Valley and Applegate Valley.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Air stagnation is likely to result in diminishing air quality with time, especially in and near areas with significant sources of air pollution. Diminished air quality is likely to cause health issues for people with respiratory problems if precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some areas may see less stagnation on Tuesday compared to today and Monday.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s advice for dealing with diminished air quality. N95 masks are effective at filtering out the majority of harmful air particulates. 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.