Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
336 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK WEATHER SYSTEMS MOVING SOUTHWARD ALONG THE COAST
WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY NIGHT. A
STRONGER AND MORE ORGANIZED SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH WESTERN
WASHINGTON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT GIVING WITH SIGNIFICANT
SNOW TO THE CASCADES. A MODIFIED ARCTIC FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH
ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT AND OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL GIVE COLD AND DRY WEATHER TO THE AREA FOR THE FIRST HALF
OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      0      5      5     -7
                      N 70   N 50  NW 55   W 70

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     13     18     17     10
                      N 30  NW 20  NW 35   W 50

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     23     30     24     28
                      W 10   CALM   W  5   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     27     37     30     34
                      W  5   CALM  SW  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...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.

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