Current Fire Danger

Forecast Discussion for NWS Office
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FNUS56 KSEW 171240
FWFSEW

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

Current warnings/watches...Flood watches and/or warnings have been
issued for portions of the zone forecast area. Please refer to the
latest flood bulletin for details.

.DISCUSSION....Weak high pressure aloft will bring dry weather
to the area today after early morning showers come to an end. A
weather system moving up for the south will clip the area
Saturday with a chance of rain. A series of weather systems will
move through the area Sunday through Tuesday or Wednesday for
another round of wet weather.

 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-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   north around 4 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 20% after midnight.
* Min temperature......32-42.
* Max humidity.........84-99 percent...except 91-100 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........1100-2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....25%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........64-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 44 to 54.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Showers. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent...except 77-86 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   northeast in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 3 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........3200-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph shifting to the east in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 20% after midnight.
* Min temperature......25-35.
* Max humidity.........88-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East around 5 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow in the morning...then slight chance of rain showers and snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent...except 71-83 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2400-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
2000 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 36 to 46. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 29 to
39. Highs 35 to 45. East winds 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 34 to
44. West winds 8 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers and slight chance of showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows
25 to 35. Highs 33 to 43.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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WAZ661-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy.
* Chance of precip.....0%.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
   northeast in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2500-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South around 5 mph shifting to the east in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow through
  the night. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Min temperature......26-36.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 4 to 7 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........1200-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the
  morning. Chance of rain through the day. Chance of snow showers
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Snow level
2500 feet. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 39 to 49 valleys...32 to 42 ridges.
South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...showers. Snow level
3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 34 to 44. West winds 7 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Snow level 2250 feet. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 35 to
45 valleys...28 to 38 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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WAZ653-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........68-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
  north around 4 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2200-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....10% increasing to 20% after midnight.
* Min temperature......33-43.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Mixing height........1200-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning...then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....30%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  southeast in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1600-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......North around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 33 to 43. Highs in
the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Showers likely. Lows 34 to
44. Highs 43 to 53. Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs 42 to 52.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 31 to 41.
Highs in the mid 40s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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WAZ654>657-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
  north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........2600-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....35%.
* Min temperature......31-41.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........North winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Mixing height........1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the
  morning...then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Max temperature......41-51.
* Min humidity.........69-84 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
* Mixing height........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
43 to 53. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 43 to 53.
Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs 41 to 51.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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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-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and
  slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......35-45.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-2300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight
  chance of rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....20% increasing to 50% after midnight.
* Min temperature......23-33.
* Max humidity.........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........600-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the
  morning. Chance of rain through the day. Snow likely in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of precip.....60%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........67-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1500-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow and rain likely. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 26 to 36.
Highs 34 to 44. South winds 6 to 9 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Snow showers and rain. Snow level 2500 feet.
Lows 26 to 36. Highs 36 to 46 valleys...29 to 39 ridges. Southeast
winds 8 to 13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Snow showers with showers likely. Snow level 3000 feet.
Lows 25 to 35. Highs 36 to 46 valleys...29 to 39 ridges. Southwest
winds 8 to 13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Snow level 1750 feet. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 35 to
45 valleys...28 to 38 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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WAZ662-180015-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
437 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the morning.
* Chance of precip.....20% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........66-73 percent...except 71-80 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the
   southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1900-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow through
  the night.
* Chance of precip.....20%.
* Min temperature......20-30.
* Max humidity.........83-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds around 4 mph in the evening
   becoming light.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Snow level...........3000 feet.
* Mixing height........900-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......East 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Max temperature......31-41.
* Min humidity.........65-79 percent...except 72-81 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Light winds becoming west around 3 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds around 4 mph shifting to the
   west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Snow level...........2500 feet.
* Mixing height........1500-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Snow. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 19 to 29. Highs 31 to 41.
Southeast winds 4 to 8 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Snow showers. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows
19 to 29. Highs 29 to 39. East winds 8 to 14 mph.
.TUESDAY...showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs 28 to 38. West winds 7 to 17 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 28 to 38.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR FEB 24 - MAR 02, 2017
Below normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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