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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
330 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE CENTERED OFFSHORE COMBINED
WITH LOW LEVEL OFFSHORE FLOW WILL BRING SUNNY AND VERY WARM WEATHER
THROUGH FRIDAY. AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL TRIGGER A COOLING MARINE PUSH FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE MOVING
ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON ON SATURDAY. THE COLD FRONT MAY RAISE
STRONG WEST WINDS OVER THE UPPER MOUNTAIN SATURDAY NIGHT.

OTHERWISE THE MARINE PUSH WILL USHER IN COOLER AND CLOUDIER WEATHER
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS WEEKEND. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL
REMAIN OVER THE AREA NEXT WEEK FOR MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES, A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS, AND TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     23     23     26     27
                      N 25   N 25   N 25   N 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     37     39     40     41
                     NE 10  NE  5  SE  5   W  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     52     73     54     72
                     NE 10  SW  5  NE  5  SW  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     53     82     54     83
                     NE  5   W  5  NE  5  NW  5

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     50     67     51     68
                     SW  5  NW  5  SW  5   W  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   52     88     52     88
                      N  5   CALM  NE  5  SE  5

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE, LONGMIRE, SUNRISE, AND OHANAPECOSH ARE
   THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED
   DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
9500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8000 FEET.

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