Air Stagnation Advisory...

posted Dec 5, 2011, 8:09 PM by smike@guemesfire.org
1006 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2011...

..AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF STAGNANT ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY. THIS WILL TRAP POLLUTANTS NEAR THE SURFACE AND CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO GRADUALLY DEGRADE AS LONG AS STAGNANT CONDITIONS PERSIST...

* RESTRICTIONS AND BURN BANS...CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL AIR QUALITY AGENCY FOR POSSIBLE RESTRICTIONS IN YOUR AREA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIMITED MOVEMENT OF THE AIR MASS OVER THE ADVISORY AREA WILL ALLOW POLLUTION TO INCREASE TO DANGEROUS LEVELS. PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESS SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR PHYSICIANS ADVICE FOR DEALING WITH HIGH LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION.
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