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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....Cooler than normal temperatures will persist over
Western Washington through Tuesday. Low pressure systems moving
south through the coastal waters will bring a chance of snow
showers to the lowlands Friday morning and again Sunday morning
before temperatures warm in the afternoon hours. A chance of
showers will continue through much of next week.

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

WAZ649>651-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning. Snow showers likely through the day. Chance of rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......36-46.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........3400-4400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....30% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........72-87 percent...except 80-95 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........2900 ft AGL decreasing to 700 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......East 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 30% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......38-48.
* Min humidity.........54-69 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   west around 8 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   west around 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1800 ft AGL increasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Northwest around 5 mph increasing to west
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 38 to 48. Northeast
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
38 to 48. West winds 3 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Lows 28 to 38. Highs in the mid 40s.
Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 41 to 51.
.THURSDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......27-37.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent...except 73-88 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........1000 feet.
* Mixing height........3900-4900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....40% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......17-27.
* Max humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........1000 feet.
* Mixing height........1600-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph shifting to the northwest
  after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 28-38 ridges.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent...except 66-81 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   west in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 4 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........2300 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph increasing to around 15
  mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs
30 to 40. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 30 to 40. West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 21 to 31.
Highs 31 to 41. Southwest winds 4 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 32 to 42.
.THURSDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
33 to 43.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......31-41...except 25-35 ridges.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent...except 71-86 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........3400-4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....40% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......18-28.
* Max humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph shifting to the northwest
  after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 28-38 ridges.
* Min humidity.........57-72 percent...except 64-79 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph increasing to around 15
  mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs
33 to 43 valleys...26 to 36 ridges. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 27 to 37. West winds 4 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 18 to 28.
Highs 30 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 35 to 45 valleys...28 to 38 ridges.
.THURSDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 37 to 47 valleys...30 to 40 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers through the day.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......36-46.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........3100-4100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....10%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 30% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
  southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2700-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around
  15 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers with showers likely. Lows 29 to 39. Highs
37 to 47. North winds 6 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 37 to 47. South winds 3 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 40 to 50.
.THURSDAY...Showers likely. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........3000 ft AGL increasing to 5200 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......25-35.
* Max humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Mixing height........3000 ft AGL decreasing to 500 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 30% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........48-63 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 3 mph shifting to the west
  around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1900 ft AGL increasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 37 to 47. North
winds 4 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 26 to 36.
Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs 38 to 48. South winds 4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 40 to 50.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-250115-
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-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......25-35.
* Min humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........3800-4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of snow showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......17-27...except 12-22 ridges.
* Max humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........2600 ft AGL decreasing to 400 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......29-39...except 24-34 ridges.
* Min humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 3 mph shifting to the west
   around 7 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 4 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........1600 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs
31 to 41 valleys...24 to 34 ridges. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 30 to 40 valleys...23 to 33 ridges.
West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 23 to
33 valleys...14 to 24 ridges. Highs 28 to 38. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2250 feet.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 30 to 40.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-250115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
220 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....40%.
* Max temperature......32-42...except 25-35 ridges.
* Min humidity.........47-58 percent...except 52-67 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph
   in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........2500 ft AGL increasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of snow
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....25%.
* Min temperature......8-18.
* Max humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   northwest after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   north around 5 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........3300 ft AGL decreasing to 400 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph
  after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......30-40...except 21-31 ridges.
* Min humidity.........51-66 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1600-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 10 mph increasing to around 20
  mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 13 to 23.
Highs 23 to 33. East winds 3 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 9 to 19. Highs 24 to 34. West
winds 4 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 15 to
25. Highs 27 to 37.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR MAR 03 - 09 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

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