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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

Exploding targets banned on national forests

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PORTLAND — The U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday banned exploding targets on all national forests in Washington and Oregon, blaming them on at least five wildfires which burned over 15,000 acres in the region since last year.

Forest Service officials said they caused at least two fires on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest last year: The Goat Fire near Pateros burned about 7,000 acres from Sept. 15 to Nov. 9; and a 120-acre fire in the Mud Creek area near Entiat, which grew to 10 acres in 10 minutes, and to 95 acres in just over an hour last October.

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