Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
459 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL
PACIFIC WILL CONTINUE TO STEADILY BUILD EAST...RESULTING IN
CONTINUED WARMING ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON THROUGH FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH WELL ABOVE NORMAL ALONG WITH INCREASED FIRE
DANGER IN THE LOWERED HUMIDITIES AND INCREASED WINDS. THIS WILL COME
TO A SHARP END ON SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE DIVING
SOUTH THROUGH BC INTO WASHINGTON WILL BRING IN SHARPLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     21     23     23     26     28
                      N 25   N 20   N 20   N 20   N 15

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     36     38     39     40     41
                     NE  5  NE 10  NE  5  SE  5   W  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     67     51     70     54     70
                      E  5  NE 10  SE  5  NE 10   S  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     77     51     79     53     80
                     NW  5  NE  5  SW  5   N  5   W  5

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     63     49     65     51     67
                     NE  5   S  5  NE  5  NW  5   N  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   82     51     84     52     86
                      CALM  NE  5   E  5  NE  5   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, 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 13500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
10000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.

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