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Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
306 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF WEAK UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WILL
BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND COOL CONDITIONS AT TIMES TO MOUNT
RAINIER NATIONAL PARK. WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
BEGINNING MEMORIAL DAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE MOVES OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON.

&&

.IMPACTS...PEOPLE CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN COULD ENCOUNTER BLIZZARD-
LIKE CONDITIONS WITH ZERO VISIBILITY AND BLOWING SNOW ABOVE CAMP
MUIR FROM FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT
TO NAVIGATE OR EVEN MOVE IN ALPINE TERRAIN IN WINDS THIS STRONG.

&&

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 4500 FEET INCREASING TO 6000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      7      8      9     10
                     NW 50   W 45   W 50   W 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     18     22     23     21
                     NW 25   W 25   W 25   W 25

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     30     45     36     46
                     NW 10   W 10   W 15   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     39     51     43     54
                      W  5   W  5   N  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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.

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