Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
415 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING SOME AREAS OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW TO THE PARK THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A
STRONGER PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ASHORE
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION. ANOTHER WET
WEATHER SYSTEM IS FORECAST FOR THIS WEEKEND WITH HEAVIER RAIN
AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND
1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW TURNING TO SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      1      1      8      2     -7
                     SW 20  SW 25   W 50  SW 60   W 45

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     18     15     19     20     10
                     SW 20  SW 20  SW 25  SW 50   W 35

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     35     29     36     32     33
                      CALM   W  5   W 10   W 10   W 15

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     40     33     40     35     39
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM

++ 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...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DECREASING AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. RAIN MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES IN THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET FALLING TO
4000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.

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