Current Fire Danger

Forecast Discussion for NWS Office
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Current warnings/watches...Flood watch Saturday afternoon through
Sunday afternoon for all counties from Lewis County northward except
Island and San Juan counties.

.DISCUSSION...Showers will continue over the area through tonight
with lowering snow levels and some mountain snow. The next strong
storm system will affect the region over the weekend. Rain will
increase Saturday and become heavy at times, especially over the
coast and mountains. Some area river are at risk of flooding and
windy conditions are likely at times. Drier weather develops Monday
and Tuesday. Some light rain is possible Wednesday, then drier
weather returns Thursday.

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

WAZ649>651-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and isolated
  thunderstorms.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........70-85 percent...except 77-89 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 5 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........3300-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........92-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Mixing height........2900-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  south after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......49-59.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 7 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Mixing height........1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 25 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 53 to 63. Southwest winds
7 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs 54 to 64. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs 55 to 65. North
winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs 54 to 64.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

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WAZ652-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......34-44.
* Min humidity.........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  likely in the evening, then rain showers and snow showers after
  midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......27-37.
* Max humidity.........98 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 7 to 10 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......43-53.
* Min humidity.........79-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 7 to 14 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........700-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 20 mph becoming south
  around 10 mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY...Rain. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 44 to 54.
Southwest winds 10 to 17 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level 8000 feet.
Lows 36 to 46. Highs 46 to 56. Southwest winds 3 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 12500 feet. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 50 to 60. Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level
10500 feet. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 49 to 59.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 10000 feet. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 45 to 55.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

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WAZ661-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......40-50...except 34-44 ridges.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..West winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2600-3600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......28-38.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds around 9 mph shifting to the
   south around 8 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2200-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......44-54.
* Min humidity.........71-86 percent...except 76-91 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..South winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...South winds 7 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........6500 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 37 to 47. Highs
46 to 56. Southwest winds 12 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level 7500 feet.
Lows 35 to 45. Highs 49 to 59 valleys...42 to 52 ridges. Southwest
winds 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 12500 feet. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 49 to 59. Southeast winds 3 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level
10500 feet. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 49 to 59.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 9500 feet. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 46 to 56.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........69-84 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds around 6 mph shifting to the
  southwest around 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing height........1900-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....50%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........86-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds around 7 mph shifting to the
  southeast around 8 mph after midnight.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  southeast after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......47-57.
* Min humidity.........74-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Mixing height........1700-1800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs 51 to 61. Southwest
winds 7 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 42 to 52.
Highs 53 to 63. Southeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
50s. North winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the mid 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$


WAZ654>657-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......45-55.
* Min humidity.........72-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
* Mixing height........2300-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
  evening, then rain after midnight.
* Chance of precip.....85%.
* Min temperature......36-46.
* Max humidity.........89-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........2100-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......48-58.
* Min humidity.........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds........Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Mixing height........1300-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows around 50. Highs 53 to 63. Southwest winds
8 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs around 60. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
60s. North winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs 54 to 64.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 39 to 49.
Highs in the upper 50s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

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WAZ658-659-202330-
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-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......38-48...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........78-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2700-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......30-40...except 25-35 ridges.
* Max humidity.........85-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds around 7 mph shifting to the
   south around 6 mph after midnight.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........2800-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Rain and snow.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......42-52...except 35-45 ridges.
* Min humidity.........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 10 to 13 mph.
* Snow level...........5000 feet.
* Mixing height........1100-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......Southeast around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level 6500 feet. Lows 36 to 46. Highs
45 to 55 valleys...37 to 47 ridges. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. occasional showers. Snow level 7000 feet.
Lows 34 to 44. Highs 48 to 58 valleys...41 to 51 ridges. West winds
3 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Snow level 12000 feet. Lows 35 to 45. Highs
51 to 61 valleys...44 to 54 ridges. South winds 3 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level
10000 feet. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 47 to 57.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level
7000 feet. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 47 to 57 valleys...40 to 50 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-202330-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
450 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather..........Showers.
* Chance of precip.....80%.
* Max temperature......41-51...except 33-43 ridges.
* Min humidity.........57-72 percent...except 65-80 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 8 to 11 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........2700 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds......West around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather..........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
* Chance of precip.....70%.
* Min temperature......24-34.
* Max humidity.........82-97 percent.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 3 to 6 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...West winds 6 to 10 mph.
* Snow level...........3500 feet.
* Mixing height........3300-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......West around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather..........Cloudy. Snow and rain.
* Chance of precip.....100%.
* Max temperature......36-46...except 31-41 ridges.
* Min humidity.........66-81 percent...except 75-82 percent ridges.
* 20-foot winds........
*  Valleys/lwr slopes..Southeast winds 7 to 11 mph.
*  Ridges/upr slopes...Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph.
* Snow level...........4000 feet.
* Mixing height........1700-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds......South 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...Showers. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 38 to
48. West winds 6 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Snow level 6000 feet. Lows
30 to 40. Highs 45 to 55 valleys...38 to 48 ridges. West winds 6 to
14 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow level 12000 feet. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs 40 to 50. South winds 3 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level 9500 feet.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 40 to 50.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level
5000 feet. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 40 to 50.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2017
Near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

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