Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
303 PM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Scattered showers will end tonight in Mount Rainier
National Park. Windy conditions at higher elevations will also
ease. Monday and Tuesday will be sunny and dry. After some light
rain Wednesday, dry weather should return.

&&

.IMPACTS...Strong winds in alpine regions on the mountain,
including the Muir snowfield, will make it difficult to move
safely and could produce local whiteout conditions tonight and
Monday. A high level of skill and experience in alpine terrain,
including use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and camping in
these conditions.

&&

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. No
snow accumulation near Paradise. Snow level near 5500 feet.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 7500 feet increasing to
11000 feet in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Sun    Mon    Mon    Tue
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)     18     20     26     28
                      W 60   W 45   W 25   W 15

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     25     33     41     46
                      W 40   W 30   W 10   W 10

Paradise  (5420 FT)     31     49     42     59
                      W 20   Calm   N  5   N  5

Longmire  (2760 FT)     38     58     42     65
                      N  5  SE  5   E  5   E  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level near
11500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Snow level near 11500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 13500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 12500 feet.

$$

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