Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
402 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A strong upper level ridge and offshore surface flow
will give one more sunny and warm day to Mount Rainier National
Park. Offshore flow will weaken on Thursday resulting in lower
temperatures. A front will spread light rain and snow into the
park Friday, with showers Saturday.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Breezy, clear. Freezing level near 10500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy, sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 9000 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning. Increasing clouds with a
slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Snow level near 6500
feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Tue    Wed    Wed    Thu
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)     12     11      8      8
                     SE 35  SE 30  SE 20  SE 15

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     32     30     25     25
                     SE 30  SE 35  SE 10  SE 10

Paradise  (5420 FT)     33     55     36     49
                     NE 15  NE 15   N 10  SE  5

Longmire  (2760 FT)     36     61     40     56
                      E 20   E 15   E 10  SW  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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Snow
level near 6500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Snow level near 6000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Snow level near 5500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Snow level near 4000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
near 4000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 3500 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 5500 feet.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
3500 feet increasing to 4500 feet in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
4500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Snow level near 4500 feet.

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