Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
330 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LOW LEVEL ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO
FRIDAY MAINTAINING AREAS OF MARINE CLOUDS IN LOWER ELEVATIONS OF
THE PARK AND COOLER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ONSHORE FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA
LATER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BRINGING A THREAT OF SHOWERS MAINLY TO
THE MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE PARK.HIGHER PRESSURE ALOFT IS
FORECAST TO BUILD ONSHORE OVER THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK FOR
WARMER WEATHER AND MORE SUNSHINE.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     22     19     15     13
                      W 25   W 20  NW  5  NE 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     39     34     33     32
                     NW 10   W 10   E 10  NE 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     46     58     43     59
                      W  5  SW 10  NE  5   S  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     49     66     48     67
                      CALM  SW 10   CALM   CALM

++ 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 10000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000
FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR
15000 FEET.

$$

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