Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
253 PM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WETTER PERIOD WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY IN MOUNT RAINIER
NATIONAL PARK AS A WEAK FRONT MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST.
A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON THURSDAY. RAIN
AND SNOW AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY WITH SHOWERS ON SATURDAY.
ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE AROUND SUNDAY.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       TUE    WED    WED    THU
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     12     11     12     13
                     SW 50  SW 65  SW 60  SW 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     30     25     25     29
                     SW 40  SW 45  SW 30  SW 45

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     36     45     34     42
                      W 10   W 10   W 10  NW  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     35     47     36     45
                      N 10   N  5   N  5  NE 10

++ 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET DECREASING TO 4500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7500 FEET.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...STRONG WINDS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.

$$

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