Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL CROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON
THURSDAY BRINGING MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. A
SECOND WEAKER UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL FOLLOW...PROLONGING THE CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN SHIFT EAST ON
SUNDAY. THE RIDGE AND LOW LEVEL OFFSHORE FLOW WILL BRING SUNNY SKIES
AND HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S TO MID 80S. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL
TROUGHS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN AND COOLER WEATHER NEXT WEEK.

&&

.THURSDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
10500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     22     25     26     28     30
                      W 35  NW 45  NW 35  NW 15  SE  5

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     34     38     40     46     49
                      W 25  NW 30  NW 25   N 15  SE 10

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     55     46     59     50     68
                      W 10   W 10  SW 10   CALM  NE 10

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     65     52     64     54     78
                      W  5   W  5  SW 10  SE  5   E 10

++ 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.

$$

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