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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

Tonight

Lo31° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi37° Chance Rain/Snow

Thursday Night

Lo33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday

Hi40° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday Night

Lo32° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi41° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Santa is what we want him to be

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Santa Claus is white. That’s what they say. So is Frosty the Snowman, but I digress.

Thus continues the annual holiday slow-news-day battle of the ethnically sensitive. It’s another episode in the mostly meaningless fight against political correctness. It’s all over the Internet. It fills newspaper columns and air time. It gives commentators something on which to comment. That’s especially valuable in this festive season when the news is mostly a snooze. After we mention that it is cold, that shoppers shop, that Congress is soon to adjourn, we can argue about the appropriate ethnicity for a completely fictional character whose image has been amended thousands and thousands of times over a millennia. Thanks Fox News.

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