Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
359 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SNOW WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH CROSSES THE AREA. SNOW FALL WILL DIMINISH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT BEHIND THE TROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUING SUNDAY
BEHIND THE TROUGH. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL CROSS THE AREA
SUNDAY EVENING BRINGING RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL PUSH MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR SOUTH
ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON SUNDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO MOSTLY SUNNY
AND COLD WEATHER OVER THE AREA THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK.

&&

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO 12 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 2500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 10 TO
17 INCHES.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)    -10    -12    -15    -17
                     NW 55  NW 30  SE  5   N 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)      7      5      4      2
                      W 40   W 15   S  5  NE 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     25     27     15     19
                      W 20   W 10   CALM   E 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     30     33     22     26
                      W 15   W  5   CALM   E 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...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE
SURFACE.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.

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