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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

Current warnings/watches...Winter Storm Warning until
6 AM PST Wednesday for Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties- Cascades of Whatcom and
Skagit Counties. Flood Watch from late tonight through Thursday
morning for Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Olympics.


.DISCUSSION....A weak upper level ridge of high pressure will move
through the area tonight. The next front to reach the area will
spread precipitation into western Washington beginning Tuesday
morning with the precipitation continuing until the front moves
through the area Wednesday morning. Heavy snow is possible in the
mountains. A cool upper level trough will set up offshore later
Wednesday and remain through Thursday.

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

WAZ649>651-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 11 to 15 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 12 to 16 mph.
* Mixing height........1300-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 25 mph becoming northeast
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1300-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........80-95 percent...except 89-96 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........3100-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 33 to
43. Highs 40 to 50. South winds 9 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs 39 to 49. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest winds
8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 43 to 53.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........79-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 12 to 17 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 14 to 19 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph becoming north
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Snow after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs
31 to 41. South winds 11 to 14 mph.
.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 29 to
39. Southwest winds 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow and rain. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 31 to 41. Southwest winds 9 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain with snow likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 28 to
38. Highs 35 to 45.
.MONDAY...Snow with rain likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 32 to 42.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........76-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 14 to 17 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph becoming northwest
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........1000-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......35-45...except 30-40 ridges.
* Min humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs
31 to 41. South winds 11 to 14 mph.
.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 26 to 36 valleys...
19 to 29 ridges. Highs 32 to 42 valleys...25 to 35 ridges. Southwest
winds 9 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow and rain. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 24 to 34.
Highs 29 to 39. Southwest winds 7 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
35 to 45.
.MONDAY...Snow showers and rain likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows
25 to 35. Highs 36 to 46 valleys...29 to 39 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Mixing height........1400-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 25 mph becoming northeast
  around 10 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......34-44.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........1200-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then
  rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....80%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1600-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...Showers likely. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 41 to 51. Southeast
winds 10 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Showers likely. Lows 33 to 43. Highs in the mid 40s. South
winds 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 40 to 50.
Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 43 to 53.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 43 to 53.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$


WAZ654>657-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........1300-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph becoming north
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1900-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 41 to 51. South
winds 8 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 8 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest
winds 6 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 43 to 53.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Lows around 40. Highs 42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-240130-
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-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......31-41...except 26-36 ridges.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........1000-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 15 mph becoming northeast
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......28-38...except 23-33 ridges.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1000-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min 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........1500-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs
34 to 44 valleys...26 to 36 ridges. South winds 8 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 31 to
41 valleys...24 to 34 ridges. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow and rain. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 22 to 32.
Highs 33 to 43 valleys...25 to 35 ridges. Southwest winds 7 to
14 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 29 to
39 valleys...22 to 32 ridges. Highs 35 to 45 valleys...28 to
38 ridges.
.MONDAY...Snow showers and rain likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 36 to 46 valleys...29 to 39 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-240130-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
451 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......27-37...except 22-32 ridges.
* Min humidity.........69-81 percent...except 74-88 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........1000 feet.
* Mixing height........900-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow through the night. Rain after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......19-29.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........700-800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......31-41...except 26-36 ridges.
* Min humidity.........73-85 percent...except 82-97 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1000-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 16 to 26. Highs
26 to 36. South winds 6 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 17 to 27.
Highs 30 to 40 valleys...22 to 32 ridges. Southwest winds 6 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 29 to
39 valleys...22 to 32 ridges. Southwest winds 8 to 16 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow with rain likely. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 18 to
28. Highs 27 to 37.
.MONDAY...Snow showers and rain likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows
22 to 32. Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 30 - FEB 05, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

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