Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH OVER WASHINGTON
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...BRINGING COOL SHOWERY WEATHER TO MOUNT
RAINIER NATIONAL PARK. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BE 5500 TO 6500 FEET WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY...AND ANOTHER 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED ON THE
HIGH SLOPES OF THE MOUNTAIN.

THE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA BEGINNING FRIDAY...FOR A
GRADUAL DRYING AND WARMING TREND OVER THE WEEKEND. A WEAK SYSTEM MAY
BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      4      3      2      1      4
                      W 50   W 40  SW 25   S 15   S 10

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     21     20     21     22     24
                      W 30   W 30   W 15  SE 10   E 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     47     35     45     34     49
                      W 10  SW 10  SW 10  NW 10   E  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     56     41     55     39     58
                      W 10   W 10  SW 10  NW 10  SE  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...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 9000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET.

$$

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