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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

Today

Hi39° Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo33° 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

After disaster, goodwill flows

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The devastation brought by the Carlton Complex fires, and the human suffering left behind, has provoked us. Such a spontaneous outpouring of generosity has rarely been seen here. There is nothing like it in our memory.

So many people want to help their neighbors in need, it speaks well for our regional character. The needs surely are great — more than 150 homes destroyed, over 1,000 people “with nowhere to go,” said Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers, and presumably many more scattered among friends and relatives in neighboring towns. Power outages and road closures exacerbate the crisis. So many rise up to help, to do for others what they would have others do for them, the collective good of the human spirit is much in evidence. Many are inspired. Many are moved to act.

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