Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
337 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SNOW AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. AN
UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERS TUESDAY, AND IT WILL REMAIN OVER
THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY FOR COOL WEATHER, A FEW SUN BREAKS, AND
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EACH DAY. CLEARING IS POSSIBLE OVER THE
WEEKEND.

&&

.IMPACTS...STORMY WEATHER TONIGHT AND MONDAY WILL CREATE
DIFFICULT BACKCOUNTRY SKIING AND MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS ACROSS
MUCH OF THE ALPINE TERRAIN OF MT. RAINIER...INCLUDING THE MUIR
SNOWFIELD. BLIZZARD- LIKE CONDITIONS WITH STRONG WINDS AND NEAR
ZERO VISIBILITY ARE LIKELY. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE
IN ALPINE TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR
NAVIGATION AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 6 TO 10 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 1 TO
3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
2500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SUN    MON    MON    TUE
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -6      1      1     -2
                     SW 40  SW 45  SW 35   W 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     11     16     16     11
                     SW 30  SW 45  SW 15   W 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     29     33     29     31
                      W 20  SW 10  NW 15   W 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     36     36     36     36
                     NW  5  NE 10  NW  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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