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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

Today

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Tonight

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi40° Rain Likely

Thursday Night

Lo35° Rain Likely

Friday

Hi45° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi48° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo37° Slight Chance Rain

The weeds, they are noxious

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I didn’t want to talk about this. I know it’s personal, but we’ve got to do something. It’s your goatheads.

Goatheads, aka puncturevine, aka tribulus terrestris. It is officially and legally a noxious weed, noxious as in “harmful or extremely unpleasant.” The laws of the state and regulations of the county make this weed an outlaw, even if it is plentiful. This time of year I see it on my daily foot patrol. I see it when I drive. I see it when I ride. I see it in gravel parking lots and driveways and alleys. I see it in tidy, well-kept yards and not-so-tidy yards. Forget the pun, but it’s a growing problem.

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