Grants Pass, Oregon, United States (97526)
Lat: 42.44N, Lon: 123.33W
Wx Zone: ORZ024
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Air Stagnation Advisory
 Issued: 346 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015
 Expires: 100 PM PST SUN FEB 01 2015
 
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AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY
Issue Date: 346 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015
Expiration: 100 PM PST SUN FEB 01 2015



ORZ024-026-312000-
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EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND
346 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015



...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING. AN
AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST SUNDAY. 

* DENSE FOG AND FREEZING FOG: AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE EXPECTED IN
THE ROGUE...ILLINOIS...AND APPLEGATE VALLEYS THIS MORNING.
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.
ADDITIONALLY...FREEZING CONDITIONS IN THE ILLINOIS AND APPLEGATE
VALLEYS...AND IN MEDFORD...COULD RESULT IN SOME SLIPPERY ROADS.

* SYNOPSIS: VALLEY INVERSIONS WILL REMAIN STRONG THROUGH SUNDAY 
MORNING. A FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH LATER SUNDAY AND 
SUNDAY NIGHT WHICH WILL DISRUPT THE INVERSIONS AND IMPROVE AIR 
QUALITY. 

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND.

* 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

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.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW
DOWN...USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU. 

&&

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