Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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SXUS46 KSEW 270034 RRA
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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
330 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING DOWN THE BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST
WILL BRING RAIN TO THE LOWLANDS AND HEAVY SNOW TO MOUNT RAINIER LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA BEHIND THE FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PUSH MODIFIED
ARCTIC AIR SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT...BRINGING MOSTLY
SUNNY AND  COLD WEATHER TO THE AREA FOR THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
PST SUNDAY...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO
14 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO
12 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      6     -3    -12    -11
                     NW 55   W 70  NW 45  NW 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     17     14      7      8
                     NW 35   W 55  NW 40   W 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     25     34     23     25
                      W 10   W 15   W 20   W 10

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     30     36     29     33
                      W  5   W 10   W 15   W 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

$$

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