Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
322 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN CLOUDS AND A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SYSTEM
SHIFTS EASTWARD THURSDAY WITH DECREASING CLOUDS AND SHOWERS MOSTLY
CONFINED TO THE CASCADES. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD OVER THE
AREA ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR INCREASED SUNSHINE AND A RETURN TO
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. A TROUGH WILL INDUCE COOLER ONSHORE FLOW
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. DRY AND WARMER WEATHER IS POSSIBLE
TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     13     13     15     18
                     SW 35   S 15   E 10  NE 15

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     31     35     37
                     SW 20  SE  5  NE 15   E 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     39     52     41     63
                     NW  5   CALM   N 10  NE 10

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     44     61     45     70
                     CALM    CALM    CALM    CALM

++ 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...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.

$$

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