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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....An upper trough will bring showers today. Showers
will decrease Saturday as the trough shifts inland. The pattern
will remain fairly wet into the middle of next week as a series of
weather systems move through.

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

WAZ649>651-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers through the day.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to around 25
  mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Rain showers through the night.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........3000-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........4100-5100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 45 to 55.
Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 50.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 46 to 56.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1800-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Rain showers and snow showers through the night.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  likely in the morning, then chance of snow showers and rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........3700-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain. Snow level 2000 feet.
Lows 25 to 35. Highs 36 to 46. Southeast winds 5 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 38 to
48. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 28 to 38.
Highs 39 to 49. South winds 7 to 13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 39 to
49.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 41 to 51.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1500 ft AGL increasing to 3500 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers, snow showers
  and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain
  showers and snow showers likely after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....80%.
* Min temperature......29-39...except 24-34 ridges.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  likely in the morning, then chance of snow showers and rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......37-47...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent...except 72-87 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2400 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 35 to 45. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 38 to
48. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 28 to 38.
Highs 38 to 48. Southwest winds 7 to 13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain with snow showers likely. Snow level 5000 feet.
Lows 30 to 40. Highs 38 to 48.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 43 to 53 valleys...35 to 45 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Chance of
  rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely and slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
  rain showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........2100-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........3700-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 34 to 44. Highs
45 to 55. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 46 to 56.
South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 37 to 47.
Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 47 to 57.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45.
Highs 47 to 57.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1400 ft AGL increasing to 4200 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. Rain showers likely through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......34-44.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 46 to 56. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs
47 to 57. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 7 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs 48 to 58.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-242330-
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-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........67-82 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........1300-2300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......25-35.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  in the morning, then snow showers and rain showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent...except 67-82 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 28 to 38 valleys...21 to 31 ridges. Highs 40 to
50 valleys...33 to 43 ridges. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 37 to
47. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 29 to 39.
Highs 38 to 48. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 29 to 39.
Highs 38 to 48.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 38 to 48.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-242330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
302 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers through the day. Rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent...except 67-82 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........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  south in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers in the
  evening, then snow showers and rain showers likely after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 3 mph shifting to the north
   around 5 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 6 mph shifting to the west
   around 9 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2700-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning,
  then chance of snow showers and rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......39-49...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........48-63 percent...except 53-68 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds around 4 mph shifting to the west
   around 7 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900 ft AGL increasing to 5800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around
  25 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 35 to 45. Southeast winds 3 to
12 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 22 to 32. Highs 35 to 45. West winds 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds 3 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and rain likely. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 25 to
35. Highs 36 to 46.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
4000 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 37 to 47.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 31 - APR 06, 2017
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

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