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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....A strong upper level ridge will maintain dry and
stagnant conditions across most of Western Washington through
Thursday afternoon. The ridge will break down on Thursday allowing a
cold front to bring rain late Thursday night and Friday. Another
frontal system will continue the wet weather pattern into the
weekend.

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

WAZ649>651-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......30-40.
* Max humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent...except 50-65 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 4 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 4 mph shifting to the south
   around 3 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. Highs 46 to
56. West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs 43 to 53. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 43 to 53. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 42 to 52.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 41 to 51.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........42-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........10500 feet.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........71-86 percent...except 64-79 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........11500 feet.
* Mixing height........300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......49-59.
* Min humidity.........38-53 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southwest in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southwest in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........11000 feet.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs 43 to 53. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 36 to 46. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 36 to 46. South winds 4 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and slight chance of snow
showers. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 35 to 45.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 33 to 43.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........51-66 percent...except 39-54 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........10000 feet.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......34-44.
* Max humidity.........72-87 percent...except 61-76 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........11500 feet.
* Mixing height........300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........50-65 percent...except 36-51 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds around 3 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........11000 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Snow level
6000 feet. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 41 to 51. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds 3 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Snow level
6000 feet. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds 4 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Snow level
4500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 35 to 45.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 3500 feet.
Lows 27 to 37. Highs 33 to 43.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......31-41.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 3 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* Mixing height........400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph in the morning becoming
  light.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs in the
upper 40s. West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45.
Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows 37 to 47. Highs
in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
35 to 45. Highs 42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......28-38.
* Max humidity.........81-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........61-76 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 3 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
43 to 53. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 3 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 42 to 52. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 42 to 52.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-140045-
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-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........59-74 percent...except 45-60 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........8500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......28-38.
* Max humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........10000 feet.
* Mixing height........200-300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......36-46.
* Min humidity.........59-74 percent...except 53-68 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........10000 feet.
* Mixing height........200-300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
37 to 47. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 30 to 40 valleys...23 to 33 ridges. Highs 33 to 43.
Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers and slight chance of
showers. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 34 to 44. South
winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level 4000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 34 to 44.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-140045-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
413 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent...except 52-67 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 3 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........85-96 percent...except 74-89 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 4 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........6000 feet.
* Mixing height........200-300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........72-85 percent...except 56-71 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 3 to 4 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........9000 feet.
* Mixing height........100-200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph in the morning becoming
  light.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs 28 to 38. West winds 5 to
13 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 29 to 39. West winds 8 to 14 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level 2500 feet.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 30 to 40. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Snow level 2750 feet. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 20 - 26 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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