Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
327 PM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure building over the region will provide dry
weather tonight and Tuesday. A weak front will move through the
area Wednesday with showers likely in Mount Rainier National Park.
Dry weather will return Thursday and should prevail through the
weekend.

&&

.IMPACTS...Tuesday will be a benign weather day on Mount Rainier.
However, on Wednesday strong winds in alpine regions on the
mountain, including the Muir snowfield, 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.

&&

.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level near
11000 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Mon    Tue    Tue    Wed
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)     25     27     26     25
                      W 25   W 20   W 35   W 55

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     41     45     44     34
                      W 10  SW 10   W 30   W 45

Paradise  (5420 FT)     41     60     41     47
                      N  5   N  5  NW 10   W 15

Longmire  (2760 FT)     43     67     43     54
                     NE  5   E  5  NW  5   W  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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening. Snow level near 11500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 13500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 12000 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.

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