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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....A strong upper level ridge will maintain dry and
stagnant conditions across most of Western Washington through
Thursday afternoon.The ridge will begin breaking down on Thursday
allowing a cold front to bring rain Thursday night and Friday.
Another frontal system will continue the wet weather pattern next
weekend.

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

WAZ649>651-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning.
* Chance of precip.....10% decreasing to 0% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........62-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming northwest around 3 mph
   in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Light winds becoming north around 3 mph in
   the afternoon.
* Mixing height........700-900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds becoming northeast around 5 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......30-40.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........400-700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of rain. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 46 to
56. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs 45 to 55.
West winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Southeast winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs 42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 0% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........58-73 percent...except 52-67 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming west around 3 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Light winds becoming west around 3 mph in the
   afternoon.
* Snow level...........7000 feet.
* Mixing height........700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent...except 80-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........50-65 percent...except 45-60 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 3 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 3 mph in the morning
   becoming light.
* Snow level...........8000 feet.
* Mixing height........300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of rain. Snow level 9000 feet. Lows
in the upper 30s. Highs 47 to 57. South winds 3 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely and chance of snow. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows
31 to 41. Highs 41 to 51. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with rain and chance of snow. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 35 to 45. South winds 4 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 37 to
47.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with slight chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 35 to 45.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning.
* Chance of precip.....10% decreasing to 0% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent...except 54-69 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming northeast around 3 mph
   in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........7000 feet.
* Mixing height........600-700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......30-40.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent...except 79-94 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........52-67 percent...except 41-56 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........8000 feet.
* Mixing height........400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of rain. Snow level 9000 feet. Lows
in the upper 30s. Highs 45 to 55. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Snow level
6000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 39 to 49. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 35 to 45. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 37 to
47.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 35 to 45.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  north in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........700-900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the north
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........600-800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs in
the upper 40s. West winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 37 to 47. Highs in
the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the upper 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows 35 to
45. Highs 43 to 53.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......42-52.
* Min humidity.........54-69 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Light winds becoming north around 3 mph in
  the afternoon.
* Mixing height........300-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph in the morning becoming
  light.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......30-40.
* Max humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........69-84 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Mixing height........400-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Areas of fog. Lows
29 to 39. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 3 to 4 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 43 to 53.
Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs
43 to 53.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 40. Highs
42 to 52.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-130015-
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-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......37-47...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........46-61 percent...except 37-52 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   west in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 3 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........5500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph in the morning
  becoming light.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........200-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......39-49...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........63-78 percent...except 57-72 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 3 to 5 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........7500 feet.
* Mixing height........300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 8000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs
40 to 50. Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs
37 to 47. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 31 to 41 valleys...in the upper 20s ridges. Highs
34 to 44. South winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 5500 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 35 to
45.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 34 to 44.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-130015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
357 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......30-40.
* Min humidity.........50-65 percent...except 34-49 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming north around 4 mph in
   the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........300-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Partly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........200-400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Light winds.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......32-42.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent...except 56-71 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Light winds becoming southeast around 3 mph
   in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 32 to 42. South winds 3 to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely and chance of snow. Snow level 4000 feet. Lows
23 to 33. Highs 30 to 40. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 30 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to
14 mph.
.SUNDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs
30 to 40.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
3500 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 29 to 39.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR DEC 19 - 25 2017
Near normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

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