Current Fire Danger

Forecast Discussion for NWS Office
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FNUS56 KSEW 211356
FWFSEW

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Current warnings/watches...none.

.DISCUSSION...A trough will move further inland with high pressure
building over the northeast Pacific through the weekend. There will
still be a lingering slight chance of showers today...mainly over the
Cascades and Olympics...otherwise dry weather is expected tonight
through Sunday. Humidity will remain elevated and temperatures will
be near or slightly below average. The ridge shifts over Washington
early next week little change in the benign pattern.

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

WAZ649>651-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 649-650-651
Area 1...Coastal Lowlands-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in
  the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......55-65.
* Min humidity..........54-69 percent...except 52-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........900 ft AGL increasing to 3500 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......East around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
  in the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......40-50.
* Max humidity..........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...North winds around 6 mph shifting to the
    northeast after midnight.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......Northwest around 5 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......58-68.
* Min humidity..........51-66 percent...except 46-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the west in
    the afternoon.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the north in
    the afternoon.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........700-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph in
  the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in
the mid 40s. Northwest winds around 6 mph shifting to the northeast
around 5 mph after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds around 3 mph shifting to the west around
6 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Highs 61 to 71.
Northwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows
around 50. Northwest winds around 6 mph shifting to the north around
3 mph after midnight.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Highs 62 to 72.
Light winds becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs 65 to 75.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs 68 to 78.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ652-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 652
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-West Portion-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......49-59...except 46-56 ridges.
* Min humidity..........52-67 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........1000 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in
  the afternoon.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........5 percent.
* Freezing level........6500 Feet.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......35-45.
* Max humidity..........76-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........3200 ft AGL decreasing to 700 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7500 Feet.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......53-63...except 50-60 ridges.
* Min humidity..........45-60 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds around 6 mph shifting to the
    west in the afternoon.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds around 6 mph shifting to the
    west in the afternoon.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........400 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  north in the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7500 Feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 8500 feet. Lows in the
lower 40s. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level 9500 feet. Highs 55 to
65 valleys...50 to 60 ridges. South winds around 3 mph shifting to
the west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 10500 feet. Lows in
the mid 40s. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
10500 feet. Highs 55 to 65. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing
level 10000 feet. Lows 43 to 53. Northwest winds around 5 mph
shifting to the east after midnight.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
11000 feet. Highs 57 to 67. East winds around 3 mph shifting to the
west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Freezing level
13000 feet. Lows around 50. Highs 61 to 71.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 13500 feet. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs 64 to 74.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ661-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 661
Area 2...Olympic National Park-Olympic National Forest-East Portion-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in
  the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......49-59...except 44-54 ridges.
* Min humidity..........51-66 percent...except 56-71 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........1600 ft AGL increasing to 4200 ft AGL in
  the afternoon.
* Transport winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........5 percent.
* Freezing level........6500 Feet.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of showers in the evening.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......37-47...except 34-44 ridges.
* Max humidity..........75-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..North winds 5 to 8 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...North winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........3400 ft AGL decreasing to 1300 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7000 Feet.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......53-63...except 48-58 ridges.
* Min humidity..........43-58 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........800 ft AGL increasing to 4700 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7500 Feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 8500 feet. Lows 37 to
47. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level 9500 feet. Highs 55 to
65 valleys...49 to 59 ridges. West winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 10500 feet. Lows
40 to 50. Northwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
10500 feet. Highs 57 to 67 valleys...51 to 61 ridges. West winds
3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing
level 10000 feet. Lows in the upper 40s valleys...in the mid 40s
ridges. West winds 3 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
11000 feet. Highs 59 to 69 valleys...53 to 63 ridges. Northwest
winds 3 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Freezing level
12500 feet. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 62 to 72 valleys...57 to 67 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 13500 feet. Lows around
50. Highs 63 to 73.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ653-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 653
Area 3...North Puget Sound Lowlands-Whidbey Island-San Juan Islands-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......54-64.
* Min humidity..........53-68 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........North winds 6 to 9 mph.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........1800-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the north in
  the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......40-50.
* Max humidity..........77-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........700-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......57-67.
* Min humidity..........48-63 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........800-1800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph
  in the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in
the upper 40s. West winds around 6 mph shifting to the south after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 4 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Highs 60 to 70.
Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds
4 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
60s. Light winds becoming northwest around 3 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ654>657-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zones 654-655-656-657
Area 4...Interior Lowlands-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
  through the day.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......54-64.
* Min humidity..........53-68 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........South winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the north in
  the afternoon.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........1900 ft AGL increasing to 4200 ft AGL in
  the afternoon.
* Transport winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........5 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in
  the evening.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......39-49.
* Max humidity..........79-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........Northeast winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the
  east after midnight.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........3700 ft AGL decreasing to 1100 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......58-68.
* Min humidity..........46-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........East winds 3 to 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest in the afternoon.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........400 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......Light winds becoming north around 5 mph in
  the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in
the mid 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the
mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west around 6 mph
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast around 3 mph after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds becoming
west around 3 mph in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. North winds around
5 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Highs 65 to 75.
Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs 67 to 77.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs 70 to 80.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ658-659-212315-
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-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......47-57...except 40-50 ridges.
* Min humidity..........60-75 percent...except 65-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
    northwest in the afternoon.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........10 percent.
* Freezing level........6000 Feet.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......36-46...except 31-41 ridges.
* Max humidity..........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........3600 ft AGL decreasing to 1500 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7000 Feet.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......52-62...except 45-55 ridges.
* Min humidity..........49-64 percent...except 54-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..East winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the
    northwest in the afternoon.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...East winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the
    northwest in the afternoon.
* Haines mid-level......4 or low.
* Mixing height.........600 ft AGL increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  north in the afternoon.
* CWR (>0.25)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7000 Feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 8000 feet. Lows 38 to
48 valleys...33 to 43 ridges. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting
to the east after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level 8000 feet. Highs 56 to
66 valleys...49 to 59 ridges. South winds around 3 mph shifting to
the west around 7 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 9500 feet. Lows
41 to 51 valleys...around 40 ridges. West winds around 6 mph
shifting to the southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
10000 feet. Highs 59 to 69 valleys...51 to 61 ridges. Southwest
winds around 3 mph shifting to the west around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Freezing
level 9500 feet. Lows 42 to 52 valleys...37 to 47 ridges. Northwest
winds around 5 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
10500 feet. Highs 60 to 70 valleys...53 to 63 ridges. East winds
around 5 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Freezing level
12500 feet. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 64 to 74 valleys...58 to 68 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 13500 feet. Lows 44 to
54. Highs 67 to 77 valleys...61 to 71 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

WAZ662-212315-
Western Washington Fire Weather Zone 662
Area 6...North Cascades National Park-Lake Chelan National
Recreational Area-
656 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......51-61...except 43-53 ridges.
* Min humidity..........39-54 percent...except 48-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph shifting to the
    southeast around 3 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines high-level.....2 or very low.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........1900 ft AGL increasing to 6600 ft AGL in
  the afternoon.
* Transport winds.......North around 10 mph.
* CWR (>0.20)...........10 percent.
* Freezing level........6000 Feet.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in
  the evening.
* LAL...................1.
* Min temperature.......33-43...except 29-39 ridges.
* Max humidity..........78-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
* Haines high-level.....2 or very low.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........5700 ft AGL decreasing to 1300 ft AGL after
  midnight.
* Transport winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (>0.20)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........6500 Feet.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* LAL...................1.
* Max temperature.......55-65...except 47-57 ridges.
* Min humidity..........32-46 percent...except 39-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-foot winds.........
*   Valleys/lwr slopes..Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph.
*   Ridges/upr slopes...Northeast winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the
    north in the afternoon.
* Haines high-level.....2 or very low.
* Haines mid-level......3 or very low.
* Mixing height.........200 ft AGL increasing to 6100 ft AGL in the
  afternoon.
* Transport winds.......North around 5 mph.
* CWR (>0.20)...........0 percent.
* Freezing level........7000 Feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 8000 feet. Lows 31 to
41. North winds 4 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level 8000 feet. Highs 59 to
69 valleys...52 to 62 ridges. Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 9000 feet. Lows
38 to 48 valleys...in the upper 30s ridges. Northwest winds 6 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
9500 feet. Highs 63 to 73 valleys...54 to 64 ridges. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level 9500 feet. Lows 36 to
46. Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with slight chance of rain. Freezing level
10500 feet. Highs 65 to 75 valleys...56 to 66 ridges. Light winds
becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Freezing level
12000 feet. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 69 to 79 valleys...61 to 71 ridges.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Freezing level 13000 feet. Lows 40 to
50. Highs 69 to 79 valleys...62 to 72 ridges.

.8 TO 14 day OUTLOOK FOR SEP 28 - OCT 04, 2017
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

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