Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...FRIDAY WILL BE THE LAST MOSTLY DRY DAY IN MOUNT
RAINIER NATIONAL PARK FOR AWHILE. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL
BRING SHOWERY AND COOLER WEATHER FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL LIKELY CONTINUE EARLY NEXT WEEK IN
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTH WINDS ALOFT NEAR THE TOP OF MOUNT RAINIER
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY COULD POSE A HAZARD TO CLIMBERS. STRONG WINDS
CAN MAKE MOVEMENT DIFFICULT AND LOWER THE VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN
BLOWING SNOW.

&&

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     14      8      4      0
                     SW 40   S 40   S 30  SW 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     33     26     21     18
                     SW 15   S 15  SW 20  SW 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     37     49     34     38
                     NW  5  SW 10   W 10   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     42     57     42     50
                      CALM  SW  5   N  5   CALM

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     36     46     29     36
                     NW  5   CALM  SE  5   CALM

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   42     57     40     50
                      E  5   S  5  SE  5   S  5

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE, LONGMIRE, SUNRISE, AND OHANAPECOSH ARE
   THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED
   DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.

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