Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
506 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A MUCH COOLER AIR MASS OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY
WILL RESULT IN COOLER CONDITIONS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES SLOWLY REBOUND THURSDAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL
BRING WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER OVER THE WEEKEND.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR TODAY NEAR THE SUMMIT MAKING
IT DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY. LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM
BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN
ALPINE TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR
NAVIGATION AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3500 FEET INCREASING TO 5000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     10     11      7     13     18
                     NW 50  NW 25   N 20   N 25   N 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     19     28     26     30     32
                     NW 30  NE 10   E  5   N  5  NE  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     47     36     58     38     66
                     NW 10   N 10   N  5  NW  5   N  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     55     41     66     43     74
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 12000 FEET.

$$

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