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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 08 at 2:36PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY. * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT EAST WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL

Overnight

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi45° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo31° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi43° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo34° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi42° Slight Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi52° Mostly Sunny

Of cliffs and cans and taxes

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Brace for a big dose of tax nostalgia. When we fly off the fiscal cliff Tuesday (unless the optimists prove correct, and the obstinate suddenly become dealmakers), we may have to rethink our metaphors. Are we really plunging into the economic abyss, or just stepping into Mr. Peabody’s Wayback Machine? As they say in Washington, nothing up my sleeve. All the bickering in the Capitol this weekend is about how to avoid the automatic calamity of going back to the way taxes used to be, long ago in the Bush II administration. The political terror will occur when Americans are suddenly and starkly reminded how much money the government has not been taking from them. It’s a lot. A “big deal” is how one Washington think tank put it, being prone to technical jargon.

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