Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
326 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THE HIGHER PORTION OF MOUNT RAINIER WAS IN THE
SUNSHINE ON WEDNESDAY WHILE CLOUDS FOG AND MIST PERSISTED
BELOW ABOUT 8000 FEET. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL DEEPEN THE
MOISTURE AND BRING SOME SHOWERS AT TIMES TO MOUNT RAINIER
THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. THE AIR ALOFT WILL ALSO
COOL WITH THE FREEZING LEVEL FALLING THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. AN UPPER RIDGE WITH SUNNIER WARMER WEATHER WILL ARRIVE
STARTING NEXT TUESDAY.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY BELOW ABOUT 8000 FEET WITH MIST AND
A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. MOSTLY CLEAR ABOVE 8000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET DECREASING TO 5500 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET DECREASING TO 4500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WINDY...SHOWERS. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 4500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     15     11      5      4
                     NW 20   W 30   W 60  NW 45

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     27     18     15
                     NW 20  NW 25   W 40   W 25

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     34     44     31     40
                     NW 10   W 10   W 25   W 20

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     41     51     39     48
                      W  5   W 10   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...BREEZY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR
10000 FEET.

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