MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
416 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER RIDGE IS EXITING INTO EASTERN WASHINGTON
THIS AFTERNOON. WITH THE DEPARTURE OF HIGH PRESSURE AND INCREASING
WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT, A DEEP MARINE PUSH WILL PENETRATE INTO
THE PARK ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH CLOUD TOPS EXTENDING ABOVE
CAMP MUIR FOR A TIME ON THURSDAY MORNING. SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ON
THURSDAY MORNING DUE TO THE DEEP MARINE LAYER AND A WEAK UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
START TO EXPAND ACROSS MOUNT RAINIER ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND PEAK
IN STRENGHT OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS WILL BRING MUCH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET. 
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
8500 FEET. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       TUE    WED    WED    THU  
                     NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     16     14     15     19
                     SW 30  SW 50   W 65   W 60 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     36     34     29     29
                     SW 15  SW 25   W 45   W 35 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     49     61     42     51
                     NW  5   W 10   W 20   W 15 

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     49     69     48     59
                      N  5   W  5  NW  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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 11000 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14000 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET. 

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