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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

Current warnings/watches...Coastal Flood Warning through this evening.

.DISCUSSION....Moist southerly flow will continue today for
additional showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Large
waves generated by a deep low pressure offshore will impact the
Washington coast today. Friday through Saturday will be showery
with an upper trough over the area. Additional fronts will move
through the area Sunday and around Tuesday night.

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

WAZ649>651-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height........4000-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Rain showers through the night.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........500-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs 42 to 52. South winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 40 to 50. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 32 to 42. Highs
39 to 49.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 39 to 49.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the morning. Snow showers and rain showers through the day.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 12 to 15 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........3000-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 30 to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........2000-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs
33 to 43. South winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 29 to
39. Highs 32 to 42. South winds 11 to 17 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 31 to
41. West winds 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 31 to 41.
.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 32 to 42.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the morning. Snow showers and rain showers through the day.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
33 to 43. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 33 to 43. Southwest winds 12 to 16 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows in the lower 30s
valleys...20 to 30 ridges. Highs 31 to 41. West winds 8 to 11 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely and chance of showers.
Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 25 to 35 valleys...18 to 28 ridges. Highs
30 to 40.
.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 24 to 34.
Highs 30 to 40.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers likely through the
  day.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........82-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........2000-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........100-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 42 to 52. South
winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds
10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest winds
6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2000-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........69-84 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........100-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 41 to 51.
South winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs 40 to 50. South winds 8 to
12 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest
winds 6 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 38 to 48.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 38 to 48.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-190015-
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-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44...except 27-37 ridges.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  in the evening, then snow showers and rain showers likely after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  likely in the morning, then snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 28-38 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........100-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
35 to 45 valleys...28 to 38 ridges. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers and rain. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 26 to
36. Highs 34 to 44 valleys...27 to 37 ridges. South winds 8 to
11 mph.
.MONDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 34 to
44 valleys...26 to 36 ridges. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Snow level 1000 feet.
Lows 25 to 35 valleys...18 to 28 ridges. Highs 29 to 39.
.WEDNESDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 22 to 32.
Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-190015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
608 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the morning. Snow showers and rain showers through the day.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 28-38 ridges.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........3900-4900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......20-30.
* Max humidity.........84-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......26-36.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........1500 feet.
* Mixing height........100-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.SATURDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 20 to
30. Highs 28 to 38. West winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1700 feet. Lows 20
to 30. Highs 25 to 35. West winds 7 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Snow. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows 18 to
28. Highs 26 to 36.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 25 - 31 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

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