Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
428 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A weak system will move southeast across Mount Rainier
late this evening, bringing light snow. A break in the weather is
expected between systems on Thursday. A stronger system will bring
more snow and increased wind to the mountain on Friday into
Saturday. Cool northwest flow aloft will continue into the middle
of next week, with cool wet systems around Sunday and then next
Tuesday or Wednesday.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Snow likely in the evening, then mostly cloudy
with a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation near
Paradise around 1 inch.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of snow in the morning, then a
slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow in
the evening, then mostly clear after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow in the morning, then
snow in the afternoon. Moderate snow accumulations.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Wed    Thu    Thu    Fri
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)    -21    -20     -9     -5
                     NW 15   N 25   N 45  NW 45

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     -3     -4      2      7
                      N 10   N 10   N 20   W 40

Paradise  (5420 FT)      8     19      9     23
                      N  5   N  5   N  5  NW 15

Longmire  (2760 FT)     17     30     16     31
                     NE  5  SW  5   E  5   W  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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT... Breezy, snow.
.SATURDAY... Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Snow.
.SUNDAY...Breezy, snow. Snow may be heavy at times in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Snow.
.MONDAY...Snow likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.

$$

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