Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
000
SXUS46 KSEW 201147
RECSEW

Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
447 AM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A weather system lifting across Vancouver Island today
will bring cooler temperatures, clouds, and the first chance of
rain for many areas in over a month. Another weak weather system
will brush the far northern coastal areas Friday and Saturday.
Then the pattern will return to dry, sunny and warmer than normal,
with morning clouds and afternoon sun.

&&

.IMPACTS...
Strong winds near the summit will make it difficult to move
safely and could produce local whiteout conditions. A high level
of skill and experience in alpine terrain...including use of
GPS...is recommended for navigation and camping in these
conditions.

&&

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
near 8500 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers
in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Snow level
near 10500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Thu    Thu    Fri    Fri    Sat
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)     20     23     25     28     29
                     SW 40   W 30   W 25   W 25  SW 20

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     32     38     39     42     45
                      W 25   W 20  SW 10   W 20  SW 15

Paradise  (5420 FT)     53     42     62     49     70
                      W 20   W  5  SW 10   W  5   W 10

Longmire  (2760 FT)     65     49     74     53     81
                      W  5   W  5  SW  5   W  5  SW  5

++ 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 13500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 13500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 13500 feet.

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.