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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Paradise-Mt. Rainier (PVC55)

Lat: 46.78°NLon: 121.74°WElev: 5499ft.

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Mt Rainier WA

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 47 by 10am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 33 by 10am, then falling to around 16 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a southwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 11 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 9 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 47 by 10am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 33 by 10am, then falling to around 16 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a southwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 11 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 9 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Labor Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Mt Rainier WA
 46.85°N 121.75°W (Elev. 12762 ft)
8:30 pm PDT Aug 31, 2015
7am PDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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