Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
340 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A SERIES OF SYSTEMS ROTATING AROUND IT WILL BRING
SHOWERS AND BREEZY CONDITIONS AT TIMES TO MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL
PARK ALONG WITH SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK, A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR
THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERAL DRY DAYS.

&&

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 2 TO
3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -4     -6     -4     -7
                      S 15   S 25  SW 25  SW 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     13     12     13     11
                      S 15   S 15   S 25  SW 30

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     24     30     24     30
                      N  5  SW  5   W 10  SW 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     26     36     27     35
                     NE 10   E  5  NE  5   E 10

++ 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.

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