Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
305 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL GIVE COOL TEMPERATURES
ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. PRECIPITATION WILL SLIDE
SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A PASSING UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL GIVE SUNNY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA ON SATURDAY,
ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COOLER THAN NORMAL. A STRONGER
UPPER TROUGH WILL GIVE ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS TO THE AREA ON
SUNDAY. ADDITIONAL WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL GIVE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. IT WILL REMAIN WET NEXT WEEK, BUT
TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN MODERATING MIDWEEK.

&&

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE AROUND 1 INCH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING, THEN SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)    -18    -15     -2     -5    -13
                      W 15  NW 10   N 30   W 40   W 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)      0      1      5      4      5
                     SW 10   W 10  NW 20   W 30  SW 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     26     12     27     19     23
                     SW  5  NW  5  NW  5   W 20  SW 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     36     24     38     27     31
                     SE  5  NE  5  NW  5   W 10   S  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 LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

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