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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 11 at 6:56AM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT 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

Hi39° Chance Rain then Rain

Tonight

Lo34° Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain then Slight Chance Showers

Friday Night

Lo33° Slight Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi47° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo38° Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi56° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo39° Mostly 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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