Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
330 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW MONDAY AS A WEAK SURFACE HIGH
MOVES OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON AHEAD OF THE NEXT FRONT. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE INLAND MONDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING SHOWERS AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY. MOUNTAIN SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH DRY WEATHER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

&&

.MONDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET
DECREASING TO 4000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       MON    MON    TUE    TUE    WED
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     10      5     -6     -6     -3
                     SW 60  SW 75   W 25   N 15   N 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     27     15     10     10     15
                     SW 25   W 30   W 20  NW 20   N 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     55     30     31     25     31
                      W 10   W 15   W 15   W  5   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     63     37     40     35     42
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM

++ 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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.

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