Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
244 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Onshore flow will resume tonight, bringing stratus
clouds inland. An upper level low will approach from the
southwest on Friday with showers spreading to the area, mainly
toward the evening. The upper level low will maintain a cool and
wet air mass through this weekend. A ridge will bring drier
weather toward the middle of next week.

&&

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Snow level near 11000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers. Snow accumulation near Paradise up to
1 inch. Snow level near 10000 feet decreasing to 5000 feet after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Light snow accumulations. Snow level
near 4500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Thu    Fri    Fri    Sat
                     Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)     18     18     12      5
                     SE  5  SE 20  SE 30  SE 20

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     41     35     28     22
                      E  5   E 10  SE  5   Calm

Paradise  (5420 FT)     46     56     33     40
                     NE  5   E 10   W 10   W 10

Longmire  (2760 FT)     49     64     39     49
                     NE 10   W  5   W  5   W 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Snow level near 4500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Showers likely. Snow level near 4000 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Snow level near 4000 feet.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
3500 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
4000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 5000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 6500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.

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