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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sunrise Base (SUN64)

Lat: 46.91437°NLon: 121.64417°WElev: 6410ft.

NA

34°F

1°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 18 Jan 6:00 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Mt Rainier WA

Flood Watch until January 19, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until January 19, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Thu

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 23 by 10am, then falling to around 13 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a south southwest wind 43 to 47 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 37 to 43 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Windy

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow before 10pm, then snow showers after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 6. Wind chill values between -7 and -16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 19 to 25 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -12 and -17. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 8 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. South wind 18 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  High near 8. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 8 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 4. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 4 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. Breezy.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: -2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 23 by 10am, then falling to around 13 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a south southwest wind 43 to 47 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 37 to 43 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow before 10pm, then snow showers after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 6. Wind chill values between -7 and -16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 19 to 25 inches possible.
Thursday
Snow showers. Temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -12 and -17. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. South wind 18 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. High near 8. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 4. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Breezy.
Sunday
Snow showers. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 5.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Breezy.
Monday
Snow showers. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 0.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Mt Rainier WA
 46.85°N 121.75°W (Elev. 12762 ft)
3:17 am PST Jan 18, 2017
7am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
 
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