Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING MOSTLY SUNNY WEATHER
THROUGH FRIDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERY AND COOLER
WEATHER FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING
TO AROUND 5500 FEET SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. UNSETTLED WEATHER
WILL LIKELY CONTINUE EARLY NEXT WEEK IN WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTH WINDS ALOFT NEAR THE TOP OF MOUNT
RAINIER THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY COULD POSE A HAZARD TO CLIMBERS.
STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE MOVEMENT DIFFICULT AND LOWER THE VISIBILITY
AT TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

&&

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     18     14      8      3      0
                      S 40   S 45   S 40   S 30  SW 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     36     33     25     21     18
                      S 20  SW 20   S 15  SW 20  SW 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     56     38     48     35     41
                      W  5  NW  5   W 10   W 10   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     63     43     57     43     50
                      W  5   CALM   W  5   N  5   CALM

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     53     37     45     30     39
                     SE  5  NW  5  NW  5   CALM   S  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   65     42     57     39     50
                      S  5   E  5   S  5   S  5   S  5

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

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.

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