Jackson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Air Stagnation Advisory
Statement as of 11:09 AM PST on January 27, 2015

...Air stagnation advisory now in effect until 1 PM PST Friday... ...Dense fog advisory will expire at 11 am PST this morning...

The dense fog advisory will expire at 11 am PST this morning. The air stagnation advisory is now in effect until 1 PM PST Friday.

* Synopsis: high pressure will continue over the region through at least Friday morning continuing low level inversions and generally stagnant air. The high will weaken some this afternoon and 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 some again Wednesday into next weekend before dissipating early next week.

* Locations include: Grants Pass...Cave Junction...Medford... Ashland...drain...Elkton...Roseburg...Sutherlin...green... Myrtle Creek...Canyonville...Glendale.

* Impacts: air quality could 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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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