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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

Current warnings/watches...Coastal Flood Watch from late
tonight through Thursday evening for Central Coast-North Coast.

.DISCUSSION....A warm front will clip the area today followed by a
cold front tonight. Large waves will impact the coast on
Thursday. A broad upper trough will traverse the area Thursday and
Friday, keeping a cool, showery pattern in place. Unsettled
weather will continue into this weekend, with a front enhancing
rainfall and mountain snow Saturday night and Sunday. An upper
ridge may build around next Tuesday for a drying trend.

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

WAZ649>651-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 14 to 17 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 14 to 17 mph.
* Mixing height........1100-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph increasing to south
  around 30 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......37-47.
* Max humidity.........93-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 35 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......39-49.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Mixing height........3400-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 35 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs 41 to 51. Southwest winds
8 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs 41 to 51.
Southwest winds 8 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 40 to 50.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......37-47.
* Min humidity.........76-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 17 to 20 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 17 to 20 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........1400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 16 to 19 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 16 to 19 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 35 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......29-39.
* Min humidity.........82-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 13 to 16 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 33 to
43. Southwest winds 10 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 28 to
38. Highs 33 to 43. Southwest winds 9 to 17 mph.
.MONDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
32 to 42.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 31 to 41.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 13 to 16 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 17 to 20 mph.
* Snow level...........7000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 13 to 16 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 15 to 18 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 35 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44...except 29-39 ridges.
* Min humidity.........77-92 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........2700-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 30 to 35 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 33 to
43. Southwest winds 9 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 32 to 42. Southwest winds 8 to 16 mph.
.MONDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs
31 to 41.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 33 to 43 valleys...26 to 36 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then rain
  likely in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 13 to 16 mph.
* Mixing height........700-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 11 to 14 mph.
* Mixing height........1500-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height........2400-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 41 to 51. South winds
11 to 14 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Rain. Lows 35 to 45. Highs in the mid
40s. South winds 8 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs 40 to 50.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$


WAZ654>657-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then
  rain in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........600-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain
  showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......37-47.
* Max humidity.........86-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2000-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........73-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........3400-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 41 to 51.
South winds 9 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds
8 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds
11 to 14 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
40 to 50.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-180015-
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-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain through
  the day.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 35-45 ridges.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent...except 62-77 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 11 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Snow level...........6000 feet.
* Mixing height........700-900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then
  rain showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......30-40...except 25-35 ridges.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 10 to 13 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 11 to 14 mph.
* Snow level...........5500 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-1800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........72-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 35 to
45 valleys...28 to 38 ridges. South winds 8 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 27 to
37. Highs 34 to 44 valleys...27 to 37 ridges. South winds 8 to
16 mph.
.MONDAY...showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs
33 to 43 valleys...26 to 36 ridges.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
1500 feet. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 28 to 38.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
407 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....95%.
* Max temperature......29-39.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow in the evening. Rain through
  the night. Snow showers after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......22-32.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 11 to 14 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........800-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather..........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......32-42...except 26-36 ridges.
* Min humidity.........64-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   south around 8 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........3500-4500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around
  30 mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 20 to 30.
Highs 27 to 37. South winds 6 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow showers likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 21 to
31. Highs 27 to 37. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 21 to 31. Highs
27 to 37. South winds 7 to 16 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 20 to 30. Highs
26 to 36.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 26 to 36.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR JAN 24 - 30 2018
Below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

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