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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM 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

This Afternoon

Hi38° Rain/Snow Likely

Tonight

Lo31° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi37° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo32° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday

Hi40° Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo30° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi37° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo34° Rain

Sunday

Hi41° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo38° Chance Rain

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Today, on this 50th anniversary of the fabled March on Washington, many people will pose on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, calling attention to their long-held desire for equality and brotherhood. On this anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, one of the great orations of history, there will be many who nod in assent, as if they did the same a half century ago, able to grasp King’s wisdom as a child. There will be people who heard King’s words then and silently feared upheaval and conflict, and today forget their reluctance and cleanse the guilt from their memory.

I hope there will be much more honest reverence for a pivotal moment in our history, when as a nation we took a collective turn for the better. It was certainly not the day racism was erased, but perhaps it was the day bigotry ceased to be acceptable, and we the privileged began to sense our shame.

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