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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

CURRENT WARNINGS/WATCHES...WINTER STORM WARNING CENTRAL CASCADES
THROUGH 4 PM WEDNESDAY. HIGH WIND WARNING COAST UNTIL 10 AM
WEDNESDAY. HIGH WIND WARNING FOR ADMIRALTY INLET, SAN JUAN COUNTY,
WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY AND WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY UNTIL 3 PM
WEDNESDAY. FLOOD WARNING SKOKOMISH RIVER UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.

.DISCUSSION....A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND WINDY CONDITIONS
THROUGH TODAY. COLD AIR TRAPPED IN THE CENTRAL CASCADE PASSES WILL
PRODUCE A COMBINATION OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TODAY. A COOL UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND
GIVING LOWER SNOW LEVELS AND MORE SHOWERY WEATHER ALONG WITH
OCCASIONALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE 10
 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WINDS.

WAZ649>651-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 649-650-651
AREA 1...COASTAL LOWLANDS-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........78-93 PERCENT...EXCEPT 83-98 PERCENT RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2200-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......34-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........82-97 PERCENT...EXCEPT 92-100 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3200-3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....90%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........78-93 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3000-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS
39 TO 49.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ652-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONE 652
AREA 2...OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK-OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST-WEST PORTION-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........81-96 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........6000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2300-3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......27-37.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........84-99 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........4000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3300-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
  SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....90%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........79-94 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........3500 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2900-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS 34 TO 44. EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET. LOWS 26 TO
36. HIGHS 33 TO 43. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 2000 FEET. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 32 TO
42.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 2500 FEET. LOWS 22 TO 32.
HIGHS 33 TO 43.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ661-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONE 661
AREA 2...OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK-OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST-EAST PORTION-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........75-90 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........6000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2200-2800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......28-38.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........82-97 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........4000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3200-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS WITH RAIN
  SHOWERS LIKELY.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....90%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......33-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........78-93 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........3500 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3000-3300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET.
LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 34 TO 44. EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 2750 FEET. LOWS 24 TO
34. HIGHS 33 TO 43. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 2250 FEET. LOWS
22 TO 32. HIGHS 31 TO 41.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ653-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONE 653
AREA 3...NORTH PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-WHIDBEY ISLAND-SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........76-91 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2200-2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....70%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......36-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........82-97 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....70%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........77-92 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS
42 TO 52. EAST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 39 TO 49.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ654>657-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 654-655-656-657
AREA 4...INTERIOR LOWLANDS-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........79-94 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2100-2800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......35-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........82-97 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2900-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....70%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........77-92 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2900-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
EAST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS
40 TO 50. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS 38 TO 48.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 38.
HIGHS 38 TO 48.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$


WAZ658-659-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 658-659
AREA 5...NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK-MT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK-MT
BAKER/SNOQUALMIE NATIONAL FOREST-GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL FOREST-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN AND WIDESPREAD LIGHT FREEZING
  RAIN.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......37-47...EXCEPT 32-42 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........75-90 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........6500 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2100-2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......28-38.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........80-95 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........4000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2400-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....90%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........73-88 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........3500 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........3300-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET. LOWS
26 TO 36. HIGHS 36 TO 46 VALLEYS...29 TO 39 RIDGES. EAST WINDS 5 TO
8 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET.
LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 31 TO 41. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 2000 FEET. LOWS 24 TO
34 VALLEYS...17 TO 27 RIDGES. HIGHS 29 TO 39.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
2000 FEET. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 28 TO 38.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ662-190015-
WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONE 662
AREA 6...NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK-LAKE CHELAN NATIONAL
RECREATIONAL AREA-
627 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......29-39.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........75-90 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 4 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........6000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........1900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....100%.
* MIN TEMPERATURE......24-34.
* MAX HUMIDITY.........88-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..WEST WINDS 3 TO 4 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........4000 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2200-2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS
  LIKELY.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.....70%.
* MAX TEMPERATURE......28-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.........80-95 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS........
*  VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES..SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 4 MPH.
*  RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* SNOW LEVEL...........3500 FEET.
* MIXING HEIGHT........2800-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET. LOWS 20 TO 30. HIGHS
27 TO 37. EAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 3000 FEET.
LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS 25 TO 35. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 2000 FEET.
LOWS 13 TO 23. HIGHS 24 TO 34.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
2500 FEET. LOWS 11 TO 21. HIGHS 24 TO 34.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2017
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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