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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sunrise Base (SUN64)

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

NA

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 09 Dec 9:00 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Mt Rainier WA

Winter Weather Advisory until December 10, 03:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 10, 03:00am

    NOW until
    3:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Temperature rising to around -5 by 3am. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 2. Breezy, with a southwest wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers.  Low around -8. Windy, with a west southwest wind 36 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers.  High near -1. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: -1 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers.  Low around -8. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  High near -3. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    High: -3 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 2.

    Cold

    High: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers. Temperature rising to around -5 by 3am. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 2. Breezy, with a southwest wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. Low around -8. Windy, with a west southwest wind 36 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers. High near -1. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. Low around -8. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Monday
Snow showers. High near -3. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 2.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 2.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Thursday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5.
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Point Forecast:
Mt Rainier WA
 46.85°N 121.75°W (Elev. 12762 ft)
9:07 pm PST Dec 9, 2016
9pm PST Dec 9, 2016-6pm PST Dec 16, 2016
 
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