Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
500 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST TODAY WITH
DECREASING CLOUDS AND ANY SHOWERS CONFINED TO THE CASCADES. HIGH
PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR
INCREASED SUNSHINE AND A RETURN TO ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. A
TROUGH WILL INDUCE COOLER ONSHORE FLOW SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY.

&&

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
9000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     13     15     18     21     23
                     SW 15   E 15  NE 15  NE 20   N 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     33     37     38     40
                      S 10   E 15   E 15  NE 15   N 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     53     43     62     47     64
                      CALM   N 10  NE 10   N 20  NW  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     59     47     67     49     69
                     SW  5  NE  5   W  5  NE  5   W  5

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE AND LONGMIRE ARE THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND
   LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.

$$

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