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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....An upper level trough over the region will shift
eastward tonight as a ridge of high pressures builds into the area.
Showers will diminish and drier conditions will prevail tonight
through Friday. A weak front will bring some light rain on Saturday
with a lingering trough providing a chance of showers on Sunday.
Somewhat drier conditions Monday could be followed by more rain
with another front by the middle of next week.

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

WAZ649>651-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers
  through the day.
* Chance of precip.....45%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........3000-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........2100-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......47-57.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Mixing height........1700-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 50 to 60. West
winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs
49 to 59. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 3 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 44 to 54.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....40%.
* Max temperature......33-43.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........47-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 44 to 54. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Snow level 3750 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 42 to 52. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 40 to 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Snow level 5500 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 39 to
49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and
  rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....45%.
* Max temperature......39-49...except 34-44 ridges.
* Min humidity.........59-74 percent...except 72-87 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds around 8 mph shifting to the south
   around 6 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds around 7 mph shifting to the south
   around 5 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........46-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........1500-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Snow level 6500 feet.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 43 to 53. Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Snow level 3750 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 41 to 51. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 39 to 49.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and chance of snow. Snow level 5500 feet. Lows
28 to 38. Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Chance of
  rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........58-73 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........3000-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 20 mph decreasing to around 10
  mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........78-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds around 9 mph shifting to the
  south around 6 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 10 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......48-58.
* Min humidity.........57-72 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44. Highs in
the mid 50s. West winds 6 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs 49 to 59.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 48 to 58.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Rain
  showers likely in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....10%.
* Min temperature......30-40.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
  south around 4 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
  after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......47-57.
* Min humidity.........54-69 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 49 to 59. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs 49 to 59.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 49 to 59.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-310000-
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-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  likely in the morning, then chance of snow showers and rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds around 6 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 4 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds around 8 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........53-68 percent...except 46-61 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 3 mph shifting to the west
   around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds around 4 mph shifting to the west
   around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........800-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 31 to
41. Highs 42 to 52. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 44 to 54 valleys...37 to
47 ridges. West winds 3 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 44 to 54 valleys...36 to 46 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 28 to
38. Highs 43 to 53 valleys...35 to 45 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-310000-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
650 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers
  through the day.
* Chance of precip.....45%.
* Max temperature......42-52...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........51-66 percent...except 61-76 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 7 to 13 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 11 to 14 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers in the evening.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% after midnight.
* Min temperature......23-33...except 18-28 ridges.
* Max humidity.........94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 8 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........900-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......43-53...except 37-47 ridges.
* Min humidity.........43-58 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...North winds around 6 mph shifting to the west
   in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........400-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Snow level
6500 feet. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 40 to 50. West winds 7 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
showers. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 38 to 48.
Northwest winds 8 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 39 to 49. West
winds 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 45 to 55 valleys...38 to
48 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 24 to
34. Highs 37 to 47.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 06 - 12 2017
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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