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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
349 AM PST Fri Nov 15 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A front along the coast early Friday morning will
reach the park and Eastern Washington Friday afternoon. Warm
front moving into British Columbia Saturday with the southern
portion of the system moving over the northern portion of Western
Washington.Trailing cold front will drop down through the park
Sunday. Another system arriving Monday before an upper level ridge
builds over the area in the middle of next week.

&&

.IMPACTS...Strong winds in alpine regions on the mountain,
including the Muir snowfield, will make it difficult to move
safely and could produce local whiteout conditions Friday through
Sunday. A high level of skill and experience in alpine terrain,
including use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and camping in
these conditions.

&&

.FRIDAY...Windy. Rain and snow in the morning, then showers early
in the afternoon. A chance of showers late in the afternoon. Snow
accumulation near Paradise up to 1 inch. Snow level near
6000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow
level near 5000 feet.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the
morning, then a slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Snow level near 5500 feet increasing to 10000 feet in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the
evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Snow level near
10500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Windy. Rain and snow. Snow level near 9000 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Fri    Fri    Sat    Sat    Sun
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)      7     13     18     17     14
                      W 65  NW 55  NW 45   W 55   W 50

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     21     21     31     33     32
                      W 50  NW 40  NW 40   W 45   W 40

Paradise  (5420 FT)     38     34     41     38     45
                      W 30  SW 15   W 10   W 20   W 25

Longmire  (2760 FT)     44     40     46     45     48
                      W  5  SW  5   E  5   N  5   N 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and
snow. Snow level near 7000 feet.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Snow level near
6500 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 7000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
5000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Snow level near 4000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 6500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 8500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 9500 feet.

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