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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....A frontal system will pass over the area this morning
bringing another round of precipitation to the area. Frontal passage
will bring locally breezy to windy conditions. Generally dry
conditions expected this evening into Thursday will give way to
another front bringing more wet weather Thursday night into Friday.
Showers will diminish on Saturday with another system expected for
Sunday.

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

WAZ649>651-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent...except 70-85 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........2600-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........79-94 percent...except 85-100 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  morning, then rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2400-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 45 to 55. South winds 7 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50. West
winds 3 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Southeast
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Showers likely. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 46 to
56.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers through the day. Snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......23-33.
* Max humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in
  the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 37 to
47. South winds 9 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
38 to 48. West winds 3 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 39 to 49. Southeast winds 3 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers through the night. Chance
  of snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......27-37...except 21-31 ridges.
* Max humidity.........78-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain in
  the morning, then snow and rain likely in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........64-79 percent...except 70-85 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 37 to
47. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
37 to 47. South winds 3 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 38 to 48. South winds 3 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows
26 to 36. Highs 42 to 52 valleys...35 to 45 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* 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.........64-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........1100 ft AGL increasing to 3600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph shifting to the
  south after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 47 to 57. South winds 6 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Lows 36 to 46. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 46 to 56. Southeast
winds 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 40. Highs
46 to 56.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 36 to 46. Highs in
the lower 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........1600 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to around 25
  mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Min temperature......31-41.
* Max humidity.........76-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain through the day.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........51-66 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1900 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 48 to 58. Southwest
winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 47 to 57. Northwest
winds 3 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 47 to 57. South
winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs 47 to 57.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-230000-
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-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  in the evening, then chance of snow showers and rain showers
  after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max 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...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 35-45 ridges.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........1800 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 41 to
51 valleys...33 to 43 ridges. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
40 to 50 valleys...33 to 43 ridges. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow and rain likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 24 to 34.
Highs 42 to 52 valleys...35 to 45 ridges. South winds 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 42 to 52 valleys...35 to 45 ridges.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 27 to 37.
Highs 41 to 51 valleys...34 to 44 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-230000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
439 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......41-51...except 32-42 ridges.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent...except 75-90 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200 ft AGL increasing to 4400 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  likely in the evening, then chance of snow showers after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....55%.
* Min temperature......16-26.
* Max humidity.........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow through
  the day.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......42-52...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........53-68 percent...except 62-77 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   south around 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1000 ft AGL increasing to 4300 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the south in
  the afternoon.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 41 to
51 valleys...34 to 44 ridges. South winds 7 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs
42 to 52 valleys...35 to 45 ridges. West winds 3 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 44 to 54 valleys...37 to 47 ridges.
Southeast winds 3 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 36 to 46.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 36 to 46.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 29 - APR 04, 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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