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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 231221
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
521 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING BEFORE A WARM FRONT
BEGINS TO SPREAD RAIN INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM THE SOUTH THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INLAND THURSDAY
MORNING. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH DIGGING INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON
FRIDAY WILL KEEP SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST. A THIRD FRONTAL
SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF MORE ORGANIZED RAINFALL TO THE
AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
5 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
5 TO 10 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

WED WED THU THU FRI
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -2 2 -3 -4 -5
W 65 SW 60 SW 50 SW 30 S 15

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 10 18 14 12 13
W 50 SW 55 SW 40 SW 10 NW 5

PARADISE (5420 FT) 29 24 32 27 36
W 20 W 10 SW 20 NW 10 W 5

LONGMIRE (2700 FT) 39 34 38 36 47
NW 5 NE 5 SW 10 N 5 W 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...

.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...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4000 FEET.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.




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