Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
407 PM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Offshore wind flow will continue to bring smoke across
Mount Rainier at times through Wednesday. A turn to cooling
onshore flow is expected early Thursday, bringing slow improvement
to the smoke situation on Thursday and Thursday night. Cooler and
cleaner onshore flow will continue Friday and Saturday, though
marine clouds could shroud the lower mountain at times. An upper
low could move across the area on Sunday, bringing a showers that
could linger into Monday.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear. Smoke. Freezing level near
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Smoke in the morning, then haze and areas of
smoke in the afternoon. Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke in the
evening, then smoke after midnight. Freezing level near
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Haze and smoke. Freezing level near
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Mon Tue Tue Wed
Summit (14411 FT) 26 29 31 30
NE 35 NE 25 NE 20 N 10
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 41 43 47 46
NE 25 NE 15 NE 10 NW 5
Paradise (5420 FT) 56 73 56 72
NE 20 NE 15 NE 10 SW 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 56 82 56 81
NE 15 E 10 NE 5 SW 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke.
Freezing level near 15000 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 11000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Snow level near 10000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 7500 feet.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near