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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 18 at 10:46AM 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

This Afternoon

Hi39° Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo36° Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo31° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo32° Rain

Sunday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi43° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo33° Partly Cloudy

There’s football, and whatever

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Nick is smart. He knows when it’s in his best interest to keep a low profile. “I’m not going to wear my 49ers gear around town,” he told me. Nevertheless, come 3:30 Sunday afternoon, in the safety of his Sunnyslope basement, there will be no question where loyalties lie — he’s a 49ers fan to the end, until CenturyLink falls hush and you can hear tears hit turf.

Nick Babcock, my friend and longtime colleague, former Wenatchee World sports editor and lifelong sportoholic supreme, as I said, is smart enough to avoid the brash displays of color-coded apparel that make the modern football fan a marketer’s dream. Intelligence and judgment set him apart from the run-of-the-mill San Francisco 49ers fan. At least, I assume so. I know very few 49ers fans, I think. There may be a few who haven’t come out of the closet. Not Nick. He’s proud, even if he’s not colorful.

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