Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
338 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK DISTURBANCES EMBEDDED IN NORTHWEST FLOW TO THE EAST
OF A BUILDING RIDGE OFFSHORE WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AT TIMES
IN THE FORECAST THROUGH FRIDAY. SNOW IS LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT AS A STRONGER SYSTEM MOVES DOWN FROM THE
NORTH. A MODIFIED CANADIAN FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT OR SUNDAY. THEN LOW LEVEL FLOW WILL TURN
OFFSHORE MARKING THE START OF A DRY AND COOL SPELL THAT WILL LAST
WELL INTO NEXT WEEK.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -8     -2      1      7
                      N 35   N 50   N 60  NW 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)      9     11     15     20
                     NW 35   N 25   N 35  NW 30

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     26     33     21     35
                     NW 15  NW  5   W  5   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     29     36     23     37
                     NW 15   W 10   W  5   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 CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR THE SURFACE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.

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