Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
339 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND HIGH ELEVEATION
SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. DRIER WEATHER IS FORECAST ON
FRIDAY WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD. ADDITIONAL FRONTS WILL
ARRIVE LATER SATURDAY AND LATER SUNDAY...KEEPING THE WEATHER
GENERALLY WET. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERY WEATHER EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 8 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 4 TO
16 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET DECREASING TO 4000 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     12      6     -1      5
                      W 55  SW 55   W 80   W 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     24     20     12     13
                      W 30  SW 35   W 50  NW 25

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     33     40     28     42
                     SW  5  SW 10   W 15   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     38     49     37     51
                      CALM   W  5   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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5000 FEET.
.MONDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

$$

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