Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
302 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT IN THE PARK THEN TAPER
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA MOVES
SLOWLY EAST. COLD AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY HIGH ON MOUNT
RAINIER. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
AND BRING WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER TO MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
STARTING MEMORIAL DAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

&&

.IMPACTS...PEOPLE CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN SHOULD EXPECT BLIZZARD-
LIKE CONDITIONS WITH ZERO VISIBILITY AND BLOWING SNOW ABOVE CAMP
MUIR. IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO NAVIGATE OR EVEN MOVE IN
ALPINE TERRAIN IN WINDS THIS STRONG.

&&

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      9     11     15     16
                      W 55   W 50  NW 60  NW 40

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     23     22     26     30
                      W 30   W 30  NW 30   N  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     36     46     33     56
                      W 15   W 15  NW  5   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     44     55     41     64
                     NW  5   W 10   W 10  SW  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...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000
FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
10500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.

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