Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
320 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG MOIST WEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING
FOR SHOWERS AT MOUNT RAINIER. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER
THE REGION MONDAY FOR DRIER WEATHER. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER
WESTERN WASHINGTON LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH ON WEDNESDAY FOR PERIODS OF WET WEATHER. DRIER
AND COOLER NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDWEEK.

&&

.SUNDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.MONDAY...WINDY. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SUN    MON    MON    TUE
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      2      9     13     14
                     NW 105 NW 100 NW 65   W 65

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     12     20     24     26
                      W 55  NW 40   W 30   W 35

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     27     36     30     37
                      W 25   W 15  NW 10   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     34     40     32     42
                      W 15   W 10   E  5   N  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET
DECREASING TO 4000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.

$$

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