Jackson County

 Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory  Statement as of 2:42 am PST on January 26, 2015


... Air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 11 am PST
Tuesday...
... Dense fog advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am PST this
morning...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am PST this
morning. An air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 11 am
PST Tuesday.

* Synopsis: strong high pressure will continue over the region
through Tuesday morning. This will result in strong low level
inversions with stagnant air. The high pressure will weaken
temporarily on Tuesday with some improvement in mixing of the
air mass. But stagnant conditions will likely return at the
end of the week and continue through next weekend.

* Locations include: Grants Pass... Cave Junction... Medford...
Ashland... drain... Elkton... Roseburg... Sutherlin... green...
Myrtle Creek... Canyonville... Glendale.

* Impacts: dense fog will make travel difficult this morning.
Increasing pollution will cause air quality to deteriorate.
These conditions may make breathing more difficult for those
with health conditions.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an airmass across the advisory area... pollution will increase.

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow
down... use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of
you.







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