Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
412 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER DISTURBANCE FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING A RISK
OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER MOUNT
RAINIER ON THURSDAY. A WARM AND DRY UPPER RIDGE AXIS OFF THE COAST
WILL EXPAND ITS INFLUENCE OVER MOUNT RAINIER ON FRIDAY AND THEN
PASS DIRECTLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN ON SATURDAY. ITS WARM AND DRY
INFLUENCE WILL CONTINUE FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY, BUT A LOW
RISK OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN STARTING
SUNDAY.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6000 FEET IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
NO SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     11      7     13     18
                     NW 25   N 20   N 25   N 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     28     26     30     32
                     NE 10   E  5   N  5  NE  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     35     55     38     65
                      N 10   N  5   N 10  NE  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     40     63     43     73
                     NW 10   N  5   N 10  NE  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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING, THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 11000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
12000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.

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