Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
339 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An upper trough over the region will maintain cool
and showery pattern today for snow showers. A stronger and wetter
front will bring heavy snow and windy conditions late Saturday
night and Sunday. Additional fronts will will keep the weather
active through next week with temperatures trending below normal.

&&

.IMPACTS...Stormy weather will create difficult mountaineering
conditions at 10,000 feet and above, with local blizzard-like
conditions, strong winds, and near zero visibility. A high level
of skill and experience in alpine terrain, including use of GPS,
is recommended for navigation and camping in these situations.

&&

.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely in the morning, then showers in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 1 to 5 inches. Snow
level near 2500 feet in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow showers in the evening, then showers after
midnight. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 1 to 5 inches. Snow
level near 2500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Breezy. Snow showers. Snow accumulation near Paradise
of 1 to 4 inches.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. Moderate snow accumulations.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Heavy snow accumulations. Snow level
near 2500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Fri    Fri    Sat    Sat    Sun
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)    -10     -8     -8     -1     -4
                      W 30  SW 35   W 35  SW 30  SW 60

Camp Muir(10188 FT)      8     10      8     11     14
                     SW 30   W 35   W 35  SW 35  SW 55

Paradise  (5420 FT)     28     23     29     24     29
                      W 15   W 20   W 20  SW 15  SW 15

Longmire  (2760 FT)     36     30     35     31     37
                      Calm  NW  5  NW  5   E  5  NE  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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow showers.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Snow showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers. Snow level near 4000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 3000 feet decreasing to 1500 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Snow showers likely.

$$

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