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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

Current warnings/watches...Winter storm warning Cascades and Olympics
tonight through late Tuesday.

.DISCUSSION....A cold front over southwest British Columbia will move
across the northwest part of the state overnight and the rest of
the area Monday morning. Expect a warm front to move across the
southwest part of the state Monday afternoon. A strong cold front
will move across the region on Tuesday and usher in a colder air
mass. High pressure aloft will prevail on Wednesday for dry and
chilly weather.

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

WAZ649>651-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning, then
  rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds around 5 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 3 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2600-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around
  5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......34-44.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 7 mph shifting to the south
   after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 8 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 15 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent...except 76-85 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds around 17 mph shifting to the
   west in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 17 mph shifting to the
   west around 14 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1600-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph shifting to the west in
  the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. showers likely. Lows 30 to 40. Highs
39 to 49. Northeast winds 3 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 36 to 46. Southeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
40s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds around 8 mph shifting to the
   southwest in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 4 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 7 mph shifting to the south
   around 15 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 7 mph shifting to the south
   around 16 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds around 20 mph shifting to the
   west around 13 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 20 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 14 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows
22 to 32. Highs 31 to 41. Northeast winds 6 to 16 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 29 to 39. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs 30 to 40. Northeast winds
4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs
30 to 40.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 19 to 29. Highs
31 to 41.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
  morning, then snow and rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent...except 79-94 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 4 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 15 mph becoming southwest around
  5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 6 mph shifting to the south
   after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 6 mph shifting to the south
   around 15 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........69-84 percent...except 76-89 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 14 to 17 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 16 to 20 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 30 to 40. North winds 8 to 16 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 27 to 37. Southwest winds 3 to
6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 28 to 38. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 250 feet. Lows
19 to 29. Highs 28 to 38.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning, then
  rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
  south around 3 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2200-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
  mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph increasing to east
  around 15 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds around 14 mph shifting to
  the southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1200-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY...occasional showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 37 to
47. North winds 6 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs around 40. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 34 to
44.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds around 5 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* Mixing height........1700-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........East winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  south around 7 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........1300-2300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height........1400-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 38 to 48.
North winds 3 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 34 to 44. Southeast winds 3 to 4 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 3 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 33. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 33 to 43.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-190200-
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-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1800-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......29-39...except 24-34 ridges.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 6 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 6 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......35-45...except 30-40 ridges.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 13 to 16 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 14 to 17 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to around 25
  mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 25 to
35 valleys...18 to 28 ridges. Highs 32 to 42 valleys...25 to
35 ridges. North winds 9 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 16 to 26. Highs 26 to 36. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 26 to 36. Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Snow level
0 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 28 to 38 valleys...21 to 31 ridges.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 11 to 21. Highs
28 to 38 valleys...21 to 31 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-190200-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
532 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning. Snow through
  the day. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 27-37 ridges.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent...except 72-85 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 7 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 14 to 17 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36...except 21-31 ridges.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 7 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
  southeast after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......28-38.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........800-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs
25 to 35. North winds 10 to 16 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow level
500 feet. Lows around 15. Highs 21 to 31. West winds 3 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
0 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 20 to 30. North winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 7 to 17. Highs
19 to 29.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows around 8. Highs
15 to 25.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 25 - 31, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

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