Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
411 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A weak disturbance dropping in from the north will
bring some light snow to the area late this morning through this
evening. Expect a slightly stronger system to impact the region
during the Wednesday night through Thursday morning time frame.
This system will exit the area Thursday afternoon for clearing and
drying from the north. Temperatures will remain below normal.

&&

.IMPACTS...None.

&&

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...Clearing. Snow likely, mainly this evening. Near an
inch of snow accumulation at Paradise and Longmire.
.WEDNESDAY...Increasing clouds. Freezing level near 500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Tue    Tue    Wed    Wed    Thu
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)    -17    -17    -11    -17    -19
                     NW 35  NW 25  NW 25  NW 15   N 35

Camp Muir(10188 FT)      0     -6      0     -6     -2
                      W 15   N 10  NW 10   N  5   N 20

Paradise  (5420 FT)     18      6     19      5     18
                     SW  5  NE 10   N  5   Calm   N 15

Longmire  (2760 FT)     24     14     25     12     24
                      Calm   Calm   Calm   Calm   Calm

++ 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...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 1000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Snow likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT and SATURDAY...Windy across the upper slopes. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely.

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