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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 09 at 1:46PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS 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 WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

Tonight

Lo28° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi40° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi46° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chance Rain

Two Marine generals told to retire over breach of base in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — Two high-ranking Marine generals were in effect fired Monday as punishment for a brazen attack last year in which Taliban fighters breached an air base in southern Afghanistan, killing two Marines and destroying or damaging more than a dozen aircraft.

The commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, said Monday that he had asked Maj. Gen. C. Mark Gurganus and Maj. Gen. Gregg A. Sturdevant to retire for failing to “take adequate force protection measures” and not exercising the “level of judgment expected of general officers.”

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