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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....Most inland locations are looking at dry conditions
for much of the day before the next system approaches the area
with rain beginning along the coast in the afternoon. The slow
moving front will not move completely through the area until Friday.
Post frontal showers will diminish Saturday with more weather systems
arriving late Sunday and again Wednesday.

 Forecast for 20 foot wind speed (valleys and ridge tops) are 10
 minute averages reflecting RAWS winds.

WAZ649>651-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  morning, then rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent...except 76-90 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........2400-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 44 to 54. West
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 44 to 54.
Southeast winds 3 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 40. Highs 46 to
56. South winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40. Highs in
the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain in
  the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........72-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then
  rain showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........90-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1300-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........76-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to around 25
  mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
37 to 47. Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 37 to 47. Southeast winds 3 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows
29 to 39. Highs 39 to 49. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 4000 feet.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 39 to 49.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 28 to
38. Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain in
  the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening,
  then rain showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......28-38.
* Max humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1600-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......36-46.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1300 ft AGL increasing to 3600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to southwest
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
37 to 47. West winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 40 to 50 valleys...33 to 43 ridges.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows
28 to 38. Highs 41 to 51 valleys...34 to 44 ridges. Southwest winds
3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 4000 feet.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 38 to 48.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 38 to 48.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........63-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........1800 ft AGL increasing to 3900 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the evening, then
  rain showers likely after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....80%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........86-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........4400 ft AGL decreasing to 2000 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........63-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows 36 to 46. Highs
46 to 56. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Lows 34 to 44. Highs 46 to 56. Southwest winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 36 to 46. Highs in
the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs in the lower 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Max temperature......47-57.
* Min humidity.........58-73 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2400 ft AGL increasing to 5200 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......34-44.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........4600 ft AGL decreasing to 1700 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1600 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs 46 to 56. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 46 to 56. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs
in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs in the lower 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-240115-
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-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent...except 64-79 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then
  rain showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent...except 80-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49...except 34-44 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
40 to 50 valleys...33 to 43 ridges. West winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 40 to 50 valleys...33 to 43 ridges.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows
28 to 38. Highs 41 to 51 valleys...34 to 44 ridges. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 4000 feet.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 38 to 48.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
4000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 38 to 48.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-240115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
403 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......39-49...except 32-42 ridges.
* Min humidity.........50-65 percent...except 59-74 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........2700-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 10 mph shifting to the south in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain likely in the evening,
  then snow showers and rain showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 9 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers through the day. Rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 32-42 ridges.
* Min humidity.........64-79 percent...except 71-86 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1100 ft AGL increasing to 3600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs
34 to 44. West winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Snow level 2500 feet.
Lows 19 to 29. Highs 36 to 46. Southeast winds 3 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 22 to 32. Highs 36 to 46. West winds 6 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 39 to 49.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and rain likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 23 to
33. Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 30 - APR 05, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

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