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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 182252
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
352 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY GIVING ANOTHER SHOT OF PRECIPITATION TO THE AREA.
SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.
ANOTHER FRONT WILL STALL AS IT MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A SERIES OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA GIVING PRECIPITATION AT TIMES TUESDAY THROUGH THE
END OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET INCREASING TO 6000 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET
DECREASING TO 5000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION 2 TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET INCREASING TO 4000 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

FRI SAT SAT SUN
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) 12 0 2 6
W 50 SW 60 W 65 W 55

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 25 16 14 21
SW 25 SW 50 W 40 W 35

PARADISE (5420 FT) 30 39 25 43
N 5 W 10 W 30 S 10

LONGMIRE (2700 FT) 36 49 34 53
NE 10 NE 5 W 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3500 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.




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