Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
434 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ANOTHER WARM, DRY DAY IS EXPECTED FOR MOUNT RAINIER
TODAY. STARTING TONIGHT, A MARINE LAYER WILL ARRIVE OVER LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF THE PARK, THEN DEEPEN QUITE A BIT ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE, AN UPPER TROUGH AND SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT
WILL BRING AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING. WEAK WEATHER
DISTURBANCES WILL KEEP CLOUDS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
FORECAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AHEAD.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS NEAR THE SUMMIT ON TUESDAY WILL MAKE IT
DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY AND COULD PRODUCE LOCAL WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN ALPINE
TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR NAVIGATION
AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 10500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       MON    MON    TUE    TUE    WED
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     18     19     20     20     21
                     SW 20  SW 20   S 40  SW 35  SW 15

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     41     43     40     34     35
                      S 15   S 20  SE 25  SW 15  SW 10

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     74     56     65     41     56
                      E 10  NE  5   N  5   W 10   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     80     56     70     46     63
                      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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 9500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.

$$

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