Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...ELONGATED UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER SOUTHEASTERN BRITISH
COLUMBIA AND EASTERN WASHINGTON WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO EASTERN OREGON
WEDNESDAY. THE AIR MASS OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON WILL REMAIN SLIGHTLY
UNSTABLE WEDNESDAY KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST. THE
LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH AN
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDING OFF THE COAST PRODUCING DRY AND WARMER
WEATHER. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON BY THE WEEKEND
GIVING SUNSHINE AND WARMER TEMPERATURES. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL
RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN...
SNOW AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -5      0      7     11     12
                      N 30   N 40  NE 35   N 35  NE 35

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     15     19     23     27     28
                      CALM  NE 15  NE 10  NE 10   E 10

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     33     28     53     34     59
                      W  5   W 15   W  5   W  5   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     53     36     63     38     67
                      W  5   W  5   W  5   W  5   W  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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.

$$

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