What's with this fog?

Fog has plagued much of western Washington since the weekend. Why has it been so persistent?

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The top of the Space Needle disappears into fog as the Seattle Center Monorail passes by an into the Total Experience Music Project Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Seattle. Forecasters say a mostly dry, high pressure system that has been sitting over the Northwest for a couple of weeks is causing dense fog in many parts of Washington. The National Weather Service said visibility early Wednesday morning in the central Puget Sound area was a quarter-mile or less. The high pressure has created a condition where the coast and mountains are sometimes more likely to see sunshine than lowlands and valleys. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Photo by Elaine Thompson
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Ted Buehner, NWS Meteorologist, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service
Ted Buehner is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service (NWS) in Seattle, a key customer liaison position.

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