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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 222231
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
325 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ANOTHER COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING
SHOWERS TO THE REGION TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL SPREAD RAIN AND
SNOW NORTH INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL THEN SHIFT INLAND THURSDAY
MORNING. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL CROSS THE REGION ON FRIDAY FOR
SCATTERED SHOWERS. ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING MORE RAIN TO
THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO
4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO
10 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

TUE WED WED THU
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -7 0 6 -2
W 45 W 60 SW 55 SW 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 10 14 22 16
W 45 W 35 SW 55 SW 35

PARADISE (5420 FT) 25 37 29 37
W 20 W 25 W 10 SW 15

LONGMIRE (2700 FT) 34 42 37 44
NW 5 NW 10 NE 10 E 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...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4500 FEET DECREASING TO 3500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4500 FEET DECREASING TO 3500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.MONDAY...WINDY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.




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