Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
348 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY. ANOTHER
TROUGH WILL ARRIVE OVER THE WEEKEND. THESE FEATURES WILL KEEP
SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. AN
IMPROVING TREND WILL START ON MEMORIAL DAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
BUILDS OFFSHORE. SUNNIER AND MUCH WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
BEGINNING TUESDAY AS THE RIDGE MOVES INLAND.

&&

.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET DECREASING TO 5500 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET DECREASING TO 4500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY...SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 4500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     11      7      2      2      7
                      W 30   W 55  NW 45  NW 45   W 45

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     18     14     14     21
                     NW 25  NW 40   W 30  NW 20   W 25

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     42     32     38     31     42
                      W 10   W 25  NW 15  NW 15   W 10

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     48     38     46     38     49
                      W 10   W 10   W  5   CALM   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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 7000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARMER.
FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.

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