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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Current warnings/watches...Flood Watches and warnings in effect for
portions of the area. Refer to the latest flood bulletins for
current information.

.DISCUSSION....A wet frontal system will push south with a transition
from rain to showers today. Snow levels will slowly fall through
Friday with snow accumulation likely in the mountains and possibly
at higher passes. Another strong front will affect Western Washington
with another round of heavy rain and strong winds over the weekend.
Drier weather is expected to develop early next week as a ridge of
high pressure strengthens.

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

WAZ649>651-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers through the day.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......48-58.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent...except 86-96 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......39-49.
* Max humidity.........93-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent...except 76-86 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........3300-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 50 to 60. Southeast winds
7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 52 to 62. Southwest winds 9 to
13 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs 54 to 64.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 54 to 64.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........5500 feet.
* Mixing height........2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers through the night. Snow
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......31-41.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........2700-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph increasing to west
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 31 to 41.
Highs 40 to 50. Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Snow level 8000 feet. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 44 to 54.
Southwest winds 12 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Snow level 5500 feet. Lows
36 to 46. Highs 45 to 55. West winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 10500 feet. Lows 38 to 48.
Highs 48 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Snow level
11000 feet. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 50 to 60.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers through the day.
  Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......43-53...except 38-48 ridges.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........5500 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......31-41.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 35-45 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........2200 ft AGL increasing to 4700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph increasing to west
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 30 to 40.
Highs 41 to 51. South winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Snow level 8000 feet. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 45 to 55.
Southwest winds 12 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Snow level 5500 feet. Lows
36 to 46. Highs 45 to 55. West winds 3 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 10500 feet. Lows 36 to 46.
Highs 48 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Snow level
11000 feet. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 50 to 60.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......49-59.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1400-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Min temperature......39-49.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers in the morning,
  then rain showers likely in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....80%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds around 8 mph shifting to the
  west around 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1700 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows 38 to 48. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs 51 to 61. Southwest
winds 6 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 39 to 49.
Highs in the mid 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning, then
  rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......49-59.
* Min humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........2200-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......39-49.
* Max humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2400-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 49 to 59. Southeast
winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows around 50. Highs 52 to 62. Southwest winds 9 to
13 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 55 to 65.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs 55 to 65.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-192315-
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-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......42-52...except 37-47 ridges.
* Min humidity.........78-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........6000 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers through the night. Snow
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......34-44...except 27-37 ridges.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent...except 92-100 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........76-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 30 to 40.
Highs 44 to 54 valleys...35 to 45 ridges. Southeast winds 7 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Snow level 8000 feet. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 46 to
56 valleys...39 to 49 ridges. Southwest winds 13 to 16 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Snow level 7000 feet. Lows
36 to 46. Highs 48 to 58 valleys...41 to 51 ridges. West winds 3 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 11000 feet. Lows 35 to 45.
Highs 52 to 62 valleys...45 to 55 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level
11500 feet. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 53 to 63 valleys...46 to 56 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-192315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
439 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......44-54...except 36-46 ridges.
* Min humidity.........72-87 percent...except 77-92 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........6000 feet.
* Mixing height........1800-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......29-39.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   north after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 6 mph shifting to the west
   around 7 mph after midnight.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers
  in the morning, then snow showers and rain showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......41-51...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........65-80 percent...except 72-87 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 25 to 35.
Highs 42 to 52 valleys...35 to 45 ridges. Southeast winds 6 to
13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 7000 feet. Lows 31 to 41. Highs
37 to 47. Southwest winds 6 to 14 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Snow level
5500 feet. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 39 to 49. West winds 7 to 14 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 9000 feet. Lows 30 to 40. Highs
40 to 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 11000 feet. Lows 29 to 39.
Highs 40 to 50.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 26 - NOV 01, 2017
Above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

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