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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION....High pressure will shift east of the area this
morning. A warm front will brush by late this afternoon into the
early evening hours. The trailing cold front will move through
overnight. Upper level trough crossing Western Washington Saturday
morning with a dry upper level trough moving through Sunday
morning. An upper level ridge will build in Sunday night and
remain over Western Washington through most of next week
producing the longest dry spell of the month.

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

WAZ649>651-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....40% increasing to 60% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......49-59.
* Min humidity.........58-73 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........1200-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
  rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........85-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........3100-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to southwest
  around 25 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........57-72 percent...except 65-73 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........4100-5100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 25 mph decreasing to around 15
  mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 52 to 62. North winds
3 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 58 to 68. North winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 61 to 71. Northwest
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 61 to 71.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs 60 to 70.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in
  the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......40-50.
* Min humidity.........55-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 5 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........800 ft AGL increasing to 3000 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
  evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Min temperature......25-35.
* Max humidity.........87-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........3400-4400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
43 to 53. North winds 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 29 to 39. Highs
50 to 60. Southwest winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 35 to 45. Highs
55 to 65. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 43 to 53.
Highs 56 to 66.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 36 to 46.
Highs 56 to 66.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in
  the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......45-55...except 40-50 ridges.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 4 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........900 ft AGL increasing to 3400 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in
  the evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....75%.
* Min temperature......31-41...except 25-35 ridges.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to southwest
  around 25 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers and
  rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 35-45 ridges.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent...except 65-80 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........3600 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West around 25 mph decreasing to around 15
  mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs
46 to 56 valleys...38 to 48 ridges. Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs
52 to 62 valleys...45 to 55 ridges. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 37 to 47. Highs
57 to 67 valleys...50 to 60 ridges. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 42 to 52.
Highs 59 to 69 valleys...52 to 62 ridges.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 36 to 46.
Highs 55 to 65.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....30% increasing to 40% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......51-61.
* Min humidity.........56-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........1400-2400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  evening, then rain likely after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Min temperature......37-47.
* Max humidity.........81-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2700-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 10 mph increasing to around 20
  mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers in the
  morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........55-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........3600 ft AGL increasing to 5900 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest
winds 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs 56 to 66. North winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs 60 to 70.
Northwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs 61 to 71.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 20% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......53-63.
* Min humidity.........48-63 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........700 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  evening, then rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Min temperature......37-47.
* Max humidity.........81-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........3600-4600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 15 mph increasing to southwest
  around 25 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers through
  the day.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......46-56.
* Min humidity.........53-68 percent.
* 20-foot winds........West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........3300 ft AGL increasing to 6400 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 53 to 63. North winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 60 to 70. North winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 65 to 75. Northwest
winds 4 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 65 to 75.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs 64 to 74.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-202315-
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-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......48-58...except 43-53 ridges.
* Min humidity.........50-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 7 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........800 ft AGL increasing to 4300 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the
  evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......32-42...except 25-35 ridges.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........4500 feet.
* Mixing height........3000-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers with rain
  showers likely in the morning, then snow showers likely and
  chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 34-44 ridges.
* Min humidity.........60-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2900 ft AGL increasing to 4900 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 47 to 57 valleys...39 to 49 ridges.
North winds 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 4500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
54 to 64 valleys...46 to 56 ridges. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 35 to 45. Highs
59 to 69 valleys...51 to 61 ridges. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 41 to 51.
Highs 59 to 69 valleys...51 to 61 ridges.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 35 to 45.
Highs 55 to 65.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-202315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
327 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......Around 99 below...except 20 below-30 below
  zero ridges.
* Min humidity.........100 percent...except 69-84 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 4 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........1000 feet.
* Mixing height........900 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......33-43...except 28-38 ridges.
* Max humidity.........100 percent...except 84-99 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...........1000 feet.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Snow showers likely in the
  morning, then chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......Around 100 below...except 25 below-35 below
  zero ridges.
* Min humidity.........100 percent...except 70-85 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 12 to 15 mph.
* Snow level...........500 feet.
* Mixing height........3300 ft AGL increasing to 5900 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West 30 to 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Snow level
1000 feet. Lows around 100 below valleys...33 below to 43 below zero
ridges. Highs around 99 below valleys...21 below to 31 below zero
ridges. East winds 3 to 11 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 1000 feet. Lows around 100 below
valleys...32 below to 42 below zero ridges. Highs around 98 below
valleys...17 below to 27 below zero ridges. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 17 below to
27 below zero. Highs 33 to 43 valleys...32 to 42 ridges. South winds
3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 16 below to
26 below zero. Highs 35 to 45 valleys...34 to 44 ridges.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 2500 feet. Lows around
100 below valleys...28 below to 38 below zero ridges. Highs around
96 below valleys...15 below to 25 below zero ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2018
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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