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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....Another weak system moving down the British Columbia
coast will reach Western Washington tonight. Light snow out ahead
of the system will begin along the North Coast this afternoon
spreading to some locations in the interior this evening. A break
in the weather is expected between systems on Thursday. A stronger
system will give wet weather to the area Friday into Saturday
with low snow levels.

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


WAZ649>651-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Snow
  through the day.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........49-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow through the night.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Min temperature......21-31.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........1400-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 7 mph shifting to the
   north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2400-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...Rain and snow. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 35 to 45. Southwest
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 33 to 43.
Northwest winds 7 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...showers likely. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 36 to 46. West winds
8 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...showers likely. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 37 to 47.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 28 to 38. Highs
39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow through the day.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......19-29.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent...except 49-64 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......10-20.
* Max humidity.........87-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1400-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......21-31.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...Snow. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 26 to 36.
Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 28 to
38. Northwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...showers likely. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs
28 to 38. West winds 8 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 21 to 31.
Highs 28 to 38.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 30 to 40.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Chance of
  snow in the morning, then snow in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......23-33...except 18-28 ridges.
* Min humidity.........54-69 percent...except 46-61 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   south in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds around 4 mph shifting to the west
   in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......15-25...except 9-19 ridges.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......21-31.
* Min humidity.........59-74 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...Snow likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 17 to 27 valleys...
10 to 20 ridges. Highs 29 to 39 valleys...22 to 32 ridges. West
winds 6 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 25 to 35 valleys...18 to 28 ridges. Highs 32 to
42 valleys...24 to 34 ridges. West winds 9 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 20 to 30.
Highs 28 to 38.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 23 to 33 valleys...16 to 26 ridges. Highs 30 to 40.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Slight
  chance of snow.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......26-36.
* Min humidity.........46-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 4 mph shifting to the
  north around 3 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........78-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2200-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......29-39.
* Min humidity.........55-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2600-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...Rain and snow likely. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 34 to 44. South
winds 5 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY...showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 32 to 42.
Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 8 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 29 to 39.
Highs 37 to 47.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 29 to 39. Highs
39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Chance of
  snow in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......27-37.
* Min humidity.........49-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  northwest around 4 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1600 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......18-28.
* Max humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning.
* Chance of precip.....10%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........55-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...Snow and rain likely. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 33 to 43. South
winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Showers likely and snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
34 to 44. West winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 36 to 46.
Southwest winds 7 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs 36 to 46.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-220115-
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-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 30% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......19-29...except 14-24 ridges.
* Min humidity.........53-68 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
   in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1500 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......14-24...except 7-17 ridges.
* Max humidity.........81-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning.
* Chance of precip.....10%.
* Max temperature......22-32...except 15-25 ridges.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   northwest around 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the north
  in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY...Snow likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 15 to 25 valleys...
8 to 18 ridges. Highs 21 to 31. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 25 to
35. West winds 8 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 23 to
33 valleys...16 to 26 ridges. Highs 29 to 39 valleys...22 to
32 ridges. Southwest winds 9 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 23 to 33 valleys...16 to 26 ridges. Highs 31 to
41 valleys...23 to 33 ridges.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 19 to 29. Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-220115-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
502 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 30% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......20-30...except 12-22 ridges.
* Min humidity.........36-51 percent...except 46-61 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 3 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........1300 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the
  night.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Min temperature......9-19...except 4-14 ridges.
* Max humidity.........80-91 percent...except 84-99 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......23-33...except 14-24 ridges.
* Min humidity.........42-57 percent...except 53-68 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming northwest around 6 mph
   in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........0 feet.
* Mixing height........2200 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Snow level 500 feet. Lows
7 to 17. Highs 25 to 35 valleys...18 to 28 ridges. West winds 8 to
12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs
30 to 40 valleys...22 to 32 ridges. West winds 11 to 14 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 14 to 24.
Highs 30 to 40 valleys...23 to 33 ridges. West winds 13 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 24 to 34.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 26 to 36.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 28 - MAR 06, 2018
Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

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