Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
440 PM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT OVER THE AREA WILL HELP KEEP
LINGERING SHOWERS OVER THE CASCADES SUNDAY EVENING. A WEAK SYSTEM THAT
WILL BRUSH THE AREA FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
TO THE COAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN THE NORTH DURING THE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS ON LABOR DAY. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD BRIEFLY
OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...FOLLOWED BY A
STRONGER AND COLDER SYSTEM THAT WILL IMPACT THE AREA ON TUESDAY.
RISING UPPER LEVEL HEIGHTS WEDNESDAY WILL USHER IN A DRIER AND
WARMER PERIOD THAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

&&

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SUN    MON    MON    TUE
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     22     27     27     17
                     NW 55   W 45   W 55   W 70

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     34     36     40     29
                     NW 35  NW 25   W 35   W 40

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     40     57     40     52
                      W  5  SW  5   W  5  NW  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     45     67     47     61
                      W  5  SW  5   W  5  NW  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.

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