Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
345 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A BIG CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL UNFOLD
TODAY. LOW LEVEL ONSHORE FLOW INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON WILL BRING
MUCH COOLER AIR TO THE PARK THIS WEEKEND. DEVELOPING LOWER
PRESSURE ALOFT OFF THE COAST NEXT WEEK MAY CIRCULATE SOME LIGHT
SHOWERS TO THE PARK AT TIMES.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS ABOVE CAMP MUIR THROUGH THE SUMMIT WILL
MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY AT TIMES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

.SATURDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR
13000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SAT    SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     26     25     22     23     23
                      W 50   W 35   W 30  SW 35  SW 40

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     41     40     41     42     39
                      W 40   W 30   W 20  SW 25   S 25

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     61     45     61     50     62
                      W 20   W 15  SW 10   W 10   W 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     71     50     70     53     71
                      W 10   W  5   CALM   CALM   CALM

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     60     44     59     48     59
                      W 10   W  5   CALM  SW  5   S 10

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   76     51     75     52     75
                     SW 10   S  5   S  5  SE  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...

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.

$$

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