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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
316 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING MOSTLY SUNNY
WEATHER TO MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK THROUGH FRIDAY. AN UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERY AND COOLER WEATHER FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THE WEEKEND, WITH THE SNOW LEVEL FALLING TO AROUND 6000
FEET. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL LIKELY CONTINUE EARLY NEXT WEEK IN
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT.

&&

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

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                     NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     19     17     14      9
                     SW 30  SW 35   S 40   S 40

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     38     35     33     26
                     SW 20   S 20  SW 20   S 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     43     56     36     49
                     NW  5   W  5  NW  5   W 10

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     46     63     41     58
                      CALM   W  5   CALM   W  5

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     42     53     37     46
                      S  5   CALM  NW  5  NW  5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   44     65     40     58
                      E  5   S  5   E  5  SE  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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 5500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.

$$

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