MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE EAST OVER WESTERN 
WASHINGTON MONDAY. THERE IS STILL A CHANCE OF SOME RESIDUAL SHOWERS 
MONDAY MORNING AND THE DRIER AIR MASS MAY BRING SOME PARTLY SUNNY 
PERIODS TO THE PARK. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL SPREAD LIGHT 
PRECIPITATION TO THE PARK LATE MONDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING ACROSS THE 
AREA TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL KEEP THE 
RAIN AND SNOW GOING ON WEDNESDAY. DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL 
KEEP THE AREA COOL AND MAINLY DRY LATE THIS WEEK. 

&&

.MONDAY...WINDY. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WINDY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. MODERATE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3000 FEET. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       MON    MON    TUE    TUE    WED  
                            NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      9     13     13      9      5
                     NW 100 NW 65   W 65   W 85  SW 60 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     19     23     27     22     17
                     NW 45   W 35   W 45  SW 55   W 25 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     37     32     38     30     33
                     NW 20  NW 10   W 15   W 20   S  5 

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     40     34     42     36     38
                      W 10   E  5   N 10   N 10   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...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET. 
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET. 

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