Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
329 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cool upper trough will maintain heavy showers
and windy conditions tonight into Monday. A front will bring
another round of heavy snow showers on Tuesday. Snow levels will
remain low through Thursday with a cool upper level trough
overhead.

&&

.IMPACTS...Stormy weather will create difficult mountaineering
conditions at 10,000 feet and above, with local blizzard-like
conditions, strong winds, and near zero visibility. A high level
of skill and experience in alpine terrain, including use of GPS,
is recommended for navigation and camping in these situations.

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Breezy, showers. Snow accumulation near Paradise
of 2 to 6 inches. Snow level near 2500 feet.
.MONDAY...Showers in the morning, then snow showers in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 3 to 6 inches. Snow
level near 2000 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely in the evening, then cloudy with a
slight chance of showers after midnight. Snow accumulation near
Paradise around 1 inch. Snow level near 2500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain and
snow in the afternoon. Heavy snow accumulations. Snow level near
3500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Sun    Mon    Mon    Tue
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)    -12     -9     -1      1
                     SW 45   W 45   W 35  SW 55

Camp Muir(10188 FT)      7      7     11     19
                     SW 40   W 35  SW 25  SW 50

Paradise  (5420 FT)     24     29     24     33
                     SW 20   W 20  SW  5   S  5

Longmire  (2760 FT)     31     37     30     38
                      W 10   W 10  NE  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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Snow level near 4000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Snow showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Snow may
be heavy at times in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow likely.
.SATURDAY...Rain and snow. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow level
near 3000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near
5000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 5500 feet.

$$

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