Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
324 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SNOW WILL FALL WITH WINDY WEATHER FOR MOUNT RAINIER
NATIONAL PARK INTO THE WEEKEND. DRY COLD AIR OVER BRITISH
COLUMBIA WILL LIKELY DROP SOUTH AGAIN AROUND MONDAY FOR CLEARING
SKIES BY TUESDAY.

&&

.IMPACTS...STORMY WEATHER WILL CREATE DIFFICULT BACKCOUNTRY
SKIING AND MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE ALPINE
TERRAIN OF MT. RAINIER...INCLUDING THE MUIR SNOWFIELD. BLIZZARD-
LIKE CONDITIONS WITH STRONG WINDS AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY ARE
LIKELY. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN ALPINE
TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR NAVIGATION AND
CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SATURDAY...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 6 TO
8 INCHES.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 6 TO 8 INCHES.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 5 TO
7 INCHES.
.SATURDAY...SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      0     -7     -9     -9
                      W 55  SW 55   W 45  SW 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     15     11      8      9
                     SW 45  SW 45   W 40  SW 45

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     12     25     20     25
                      W 10  SW 15  SW 20  SW 15

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     22     31     29     32
                      E 10   CALM   W  5   S  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...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 500 FEET.

$$

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