Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING PRECIPITATION AT TIMES TO
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...ALONG WITH
WINDY CONDITIONS ON THE EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL
MOVE INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FOR
SHOWERY AND COOLER WEATHER...WITH THE SNOW LEVEL AROUND 6000 FEET.

TERRAIN ABOVE 10000 FEET ON THE MOUNTAIN COULD RECEIVE AROUND A FOOT
OF NEW SNOW MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THE UPPER TROUGH WILL PROBABLY MOVE EAST LATE THIS WEEK...FOR A
GRADUAL TREND TOWARD WARMER DRIER WEATHER OVER THE WEEKEND.

&&

.MONDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       MON    MON    TUE    TUE    WED
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     22     25     21     10      2
                      W 65   W 65  SW 75   W 80   W 40

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     31     28     21     19
                      W 25   W 45  SW 35   W 45   W 30

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     54     40     51     37     45
                     SW 15  SW 10  SW 10  SW 20   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     64     48     60     42     57
                     SW 15  SW 10  SW 10   W 10   W 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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 7000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET.

$$

MCDONNAL
WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE



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