Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
420 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS...UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC
WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND ITS INFLUENCE INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...BRINGING WARMING AND DRYING CONDITIONS.
COOLER AND MOISTER WESTERLY FLOW WILL PICK UP QUICKLY ON FRIDAY
EVENING AND PERSIST WELL INTO NEXT WEEK...WITH AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH BRUSHING BY THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       TUE    WED    WED    THU
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     21     21     23     24
                      N 20   N 25   N 20   N 20

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     37     36     37     39
                      E  5  NE  5   E 10   E  5

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     48     67     52     69
                     NE  5   E  5  NE 10   E 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     46     77     48     79
                     NE  5  NW  5   E  5   E  5

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     45     65     50     66
                     NW  5  NE  5   E  5   E  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   50     84     52     86
                     NE  5   CALM  NE  5   CALM

++ 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.

$$

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