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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 18 at 10:46AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

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Lo35° Rain

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Hi43° Chance Rain

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Lo36° Rain Likely

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Hi43° Chance Rain

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Hi42° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

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Hi40° Partly Sunny

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I was at Wenatchee High School a month ago and saw a poster up on a wall promoting the first meeting of a group of paintball enthusiasts. I made a quick photo of the poster and called the teacher/adviser, finding out there was a first tournament planned for the weekend I was scheduled to work. A quick call to the lead student and I was set for a morning of fun.

There was a layer of snow on the ground but 18 people, mostly adults, showed up to form two teams and fire at each other. I wore an orange vest and made sure I was off limits in the contest (although I received two indirect hits that left goo on my coat).

It was a pretty easy narrative to shoot with a start and finish to the story.

And the snow was a blessing to be able to distinguish all of the clothing with the background.

I didn't get a really good action photograph until two went at it with a duel of sorts. I think the paintball bounced off her clothing as I didn't see a splatter there afterward. And the cold weather made the gas show up really well.

I was impressed at how much fun everyone was having, even after the contests.

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