MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1018 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THE REGION WILL LIE BETWEEN A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
OFFSHORE AND STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ROCKIES THROUGH
TUESDAY. EXPECT THE OFFSHORE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED
OCCLUDED FRONT TO APPROACH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT IS
ANTICIPATED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS AT TIMES ABOVE CAMP MUIR WILL MAKE IT
DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY OR SET UP TENTS THROUGH TUESDAY.

&&

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR
13000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW LATE. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 10000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                     TONIGHT  MON    MON    TUE  
                                   NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     27     27     25     22
                     SW 40  SW 35  SW 40   S 45 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     40     46     39     43
                     SW 30   S 25  SW 30   S 35 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     51     63     46     60
                      W  5   W 10   W 10  SW 10 

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     52     73     50     68
                      CALM   CALM   CALM   CALM 

SUNRISE   (6400 FT)     50     60     46     54
                      S  5   S  5  NE  5  SE  5 

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT)   51     79     50     71
                     SE  5   S  5  SE  5   S  5 

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE, LONGMIRE, SUNRISE, AND OHANAPECOSH 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 SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL LOWERING TO NEAR 8000 FEET.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 7500 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET. 

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