Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
405 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG UPPER RIDGE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY FOR
A WARM AND MAINLY SUNNY DAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE
OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. EXPECT PARTLY
TO MOSTLY SUNNY DAYS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY WITH DRY
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING COOL
SHOWERY WEATHER FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH LOW SNOW LEVELS.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS IN ALL AREAS ABOVE THE
TREELINE...INCLUDING THE MUIR SNOWFIELD...WILL MAKE IT EXTREMELY
DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY IN ALPINE TERRAIN OR SET UP TENTS
BEGINNING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY.

&&

.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 11500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
9000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       MON    MON    TUE    TUE    WED
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     28     24     22     21     19
                     SW 30  SW 45   W 45  SW 40  SW 45

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     44     41     35     34     37
                     SW 20   W 30   W 25  SW 20  SW 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     70     47     56     41     60
                      W  5   W 15  SW  5  NW  5  SE  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     76     51     61     41     64
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     66     45     54     39     57
                     SW  5   W 10  NW 10   W  5   E  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   79     49     64     42     65
                      W  5   S  5  NW  5   N 10   W  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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 5000 TO
5500 FEET.

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