Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
335 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE ZONE FORECAST AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD BULLETIN
FOR DETAILS...

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG MOIST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY FOR
HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW AT MOUNT RAINIER. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL
BUILD OVER THE REGION ON MONDAY FOR DRIER WEATHER. A COLD FRONT WILL
SLIDE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA ON TUESDAY. A COOL UPPER TROUGH
WILL CROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON ON WEDNESDAY. DRY NORTHERLY FLOW WILL
PREVAIL ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...STRONG WINDS. RAIN AND SNOW. PRECIPITATION MAY
BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 11 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO
10 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
2 TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 13 TO 25 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.MONDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     12      3      0      9
                      W 130  W 115 NW 115 NW 90

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     21     15     10     19
                      W 85   W 70   W 65  NW 40

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     31     34     32     35
                      W 35   W 30   W 25   W 20

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     41     44     38     41
                      W 15   W 10   W 15   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...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WINDY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
2000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

$$

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