Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
355 AM PDT Mon Jun 25 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure aloft will move across the area today for
below normal temperatures and unsettled conditions. This system
will exit the area by this evening. Weak high pressure aloft will
prevail on Tuesday for dry and warmer weather. Another, but
weaker, low pressure system will move over the region on
.IMPACTS...Strong winds at and above 10,000 feet will make it
difficult to move safely and could produce local whiteout
conditions. A high level of skill and experience in alpine
terrain, including use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and
camping in these conditions.
.MONDAY...Showers, mainly this afternoon. Snow level near 7500
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening. Snow level near 7500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Freezing level near 12000 feet.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Mon Mon Tue Tue Wed
Summit (14411 FT) 17 19 21 25 21
SW 55 W 50 W 30 W 25 SW 25
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 24 27 32 37 33
W 30 W 30 W 10 W 15 W 15
Paradise (5420 FT) 47 36 53 39 51
W 25 W 10 SW 10 Calm S 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 58 43 64 45 63
NW 10 W 10 SW 10 E 5 SW 10
++ 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Snow level near 8500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level
near 8500 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 8000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 8500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Snow level
near 10000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Snow level near
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Snow
level near 11500 feet.