Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
314 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move through the park early Saturday
morning. Post frontal showers will come to an end this afternoon.
A dry upper level will move through the park Sunday morning. An
upper level ridge will build Sunday night and remain over the park
most of next week with the warmest weather of the year expected
mid 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 Saturday. A
high level of skill and experience in alpine terrain, including
use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and camping in these
conditions.

&&

.SATURDAY...Breezy. Showers in the morning, then partly sunny
with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Snow
accumulation near Paradise up to 1 inch. Snow level near
3000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 4500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 3500 feet increasing
to 5000 feet in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 6000 feet.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 5500 feet increasing to
6500 feet in the afternoon.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Sat    Sat    Sun    Sun    Mon
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)      8      3      0      8     13
                      W 50  SW 20  NW 20   N 35  NE 20

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     12     17     16     22     28
                      W 35   W 10  NW  5   N 10   E 15

Paradise  (5420 FT)     36     24     45     26     59
                      W 15  NW  5   Calm  NE  5   E 10

Longmire  (2760 FT)     45     29     54     28     64
                      W 15   Calm   Calm  NE  5   E  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...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 7000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 7000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 8500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 9000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 9500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 9500 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 10500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 9000 feet.

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