Recreational Report
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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
352 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONT OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL KEEP CLOUDS
OVER THE PARK THIS MORNING. A STRONG UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD
LATER TODAY FOR SUNNY WARMER WEATHER INTO MONDAY. A WEAK FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. GENERALLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOW SNOW LEVELS.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS IN ALL AREAS ABOVE THE
TREELINE...INCLUDING THE MUIR SNOWFIELD...WILL MAKE IT EXTREMELY
DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY IN ALPINE TERRAIN OR SET UP TENTS MONDAY
NIGHT.

&&

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15500 FEET.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SUN    SUN    MON    MON    TUE
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     30     33     33     25     24
                      W 25  SW 25  SW 35  SW 50   W 45

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     42     46     44     40     31
                      W 15  SW 20  SW 20  SW 35   W 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     67     51     70     47     52
                      W  5   W  5   W  5   W 10  SW 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     73     53     76     51     59
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     64     49     66     45     51
                     NW  5   W  5   W  5   W  5  NW 10

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   75     49     79     49     65
                      S  5  NE  5  SE  5  SW  5  SW  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5000 FEET.

$$

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