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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

Current warnings/watches...Winter Storm watch Olympics and Cascades
late tonight through Saturday night.

.DISCUSSION....A weather system will move onshore today with rain
changing to showers. A stronger system will reach the area later
tonight and Saturday resulting in windy conditions and more rain.
Cold air will push into the region Sunday with the snow level
falling to sea level. Dry conditions are expected for the first
part of next week.

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

WAZ649>651-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2500-2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning, then
  rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........72-87 percent...except 92 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 16 to 19 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 15 to 19 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 30 to 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and chance of snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 38 to 48. North winds 8 to 13 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow
showers. Lows 20 to 30. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 3 to
8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 29. Highs 35 to 45. East winds
4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 22 to 32.
Highs 37 to 47 valleys...in the mid 30s ridges.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows 27 to
37. Highs in the lower 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent...except 72-87 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...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  evening. Snow through the night. Rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........95-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1600-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain
  through the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 13 to 17 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 15 to 18 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2000-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows
21 to 31. Highs 27 to 37. North winds 10 to 13 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow
showers. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 10 to 20. Highs 22 to 32. Northeast
winds 5 to 13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 10 to 20. Highs
24 to 34. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Snow level 0 feet. Lows
13 to 23. Highs 26 to 36.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 28 to 38.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ661-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning. Snow
  through the day. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent...except 64-79 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in
  the evening, then snow and rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......30-40...except 25-35 ridges.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1400-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain
  through the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......36-46...except 30-40 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 15 to 18 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 17 to 20 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 30 mph increasing to west
  around 40 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 28 to
38. North winds 9 to 13 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow
showers. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 10 to 20. Highs 25 to 35 valleys...
17 to 27 ridges. North winds 5 to 13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 9 to 19. Highs
27 to 37 valleys...19 to 29 ridges. East winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
Snow level 500 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 31 to 41 valleys...24 to
34 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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WAZ653-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning, then
  chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1600-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  evening, then rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......35-45.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Mixing height........2200-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 10 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....90%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........63-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
  west in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2500-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph increasing to west
  around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows 29 to 39. Highs
36 to 46. North winds 7 to 15 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow
showers. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 31 to 41. North winds 6 to 13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 32 to 42. East winds
4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 22 to 32. Highs
35 to 45.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 36 to 46.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1600-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning, then
  rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 11 to 14 mph.
* Mixing height........2100-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph increasing to west
  around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Occasional showers. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 37 to 47. North
winds 7 to 10 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows
15 to 25. Highs 31 to 41. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 32 to 42. South winds
3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 18 to 28. Highs
34 to 44.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows 22 to
32. Highs 36 to 46.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$


WAZ658-659-170015-
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-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......35-45...except 30-40 ridges.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1500-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Min temperature......28-38...except 23-33 ridges.
* Max humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day. Snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 13 to 19 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2000-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph increasing to west
  around 40 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 22 to 32 valleys...
15 to 25 ridges. Highs 31 to 41 valleys...23 to 33 ridges. North
winds 9 to 12 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow
level 0 feet. Lows 10 to 20 valleys...3 to 13 ridges. Highs 24 to
34 valleys...15 to 25 ridges. Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows 9 to 19 valleys...
2 to 12 ridges. Highs 25 to 35 valleys...16 to 26 ridges. West winds
3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Snow level 0 feet. Lows
9 to 19. Highs 28 to 38 valleys...19 to 29 ridges.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Snow level
500 feet. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 29 to 39 valleys...22 to 32 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-170015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
358 AM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44...except 28-38 ridges.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Snow level...........2000 feet.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 20 mph increasing to around 30
  mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Rain and snow likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......21-31.
* Max humidity.........87-97 percent...except 82-94 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds around 7 mph in the evening
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow in the morning, then
  snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......33-43...except 27-37 ridges.
* Min humidity.........63-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   west around 10 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 18 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2700-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph increasing to west
  around 45 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 500 feet. Lows 13 to 23. Highs
24 to 34. Northeast winds 6 to 13 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Snow
level 0 feet. Lows zero to 10 above. Highs 21 to 31 valleys...14 to
24 ridges. Northwest winds 5 to 11 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 0 feet. Lows zero to 10 above.
Highs 16 to 26. West winds 4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Snow
level 0 feet. Lows 4 to 14. Highs 19 to 29.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Snow level 0 feet. Lows
10 to 20. Highs 23 to 33.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 23 - MAR 01, 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

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