Recreational Report
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Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
504 AM PDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Upper level high pressure strengthens through the end
of the week, with gradually warmer conditions at the park each
day. Strong winds will continue at the upper elevations of the
park through Wednesday night The warmest temperatures so far this
season are expected Friday and through the weekend. A weak disturbance
arrives early next week to bring a return of cooler conditions and
some light snow above Paradise.

&&

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

&&

.WEDNESDAY...Very windy. Sunny. Freezing level near 5500 feet
increasing to 7000 feet in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Very windy. Clear. Freezing level near
7500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Breezy, sunny. Freezing level near 7500 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 9000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Breezy, sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Wed    Wed    Thu    Thu    Fri
                            Night         Night

Summit   (14411 FT)      8      9     11     14     16
                     NE 70   E 55   E 35   E 25   E 20

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     19     21     24     28     29
                     NE 55  NE 40   E 25   E 25   E 15

Paradise  (5420 FT)     45     32     50     35     53
                     NE 35  NE 30  NE 25  NE 20  NE 20

Longmire  (2760 FT)     55     40     59     43     63
                     NE  5   E  5  NE 10  NE 10   E 15

++ 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 10500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 11000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 11500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 11000 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 10500 feet.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 9000 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and
snow. Snow level near 6500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain and snow in the
morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow
level near 5500 feet.

$$

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