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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 08 at 2:36PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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

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Hi45° Mostly Cloudy

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Lo38° Slight Chance Showers

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High-tech brings high quality

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WENATCHEE — Cherries zip along conveyors in single-file past the digital cameras that will decide the fruit’s ultimate fate: Grocery shelf? High-end export? Cull bin?

Faster than any human crew, the new computerized sorting line at Columbia Marketing International’s facility in Olds Station scans, analyzes and sorts up to 65,000 cherries per minute and — pfft! — uses a gentle blast of air to send each on a path to its assigned shipping container.

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