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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 292236
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
336 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...FLOOD WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE ZONE FORECAST AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD BULLETIN
FOR DETAILS...

.SYNOPSIS...ONSHORE FLOW WITH SHOWERS AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
GRADUALLY DECREASE TONIGHT. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AGAIN LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY WITH . . HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA FOR DRY AND SOMEWHAT MILDER WEATHER
FRIDAY. A WEAK SYSTEM SHOULD BRING SOME LIGHT RAIN TO THE AREA
OVER THE WEEKEND, WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS NEAR THE SUMMIT 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.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDY, SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 3 TO 6 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET DECREASING
TO 4000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WINDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE
5 TO 9 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET INCREASING
TO 6000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

WED THU THU FRI
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -5 -7 8 15
W 55 N 40 N 45 NW 30

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 10 10 18 26
W 35 NW 30 N 20 NW 15

PARADISE (5420 FT) 27 34 26 43
W 25 NW 25 N 10 NW 5

LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 37 44 34 47
W 10 W 15 SE 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.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.




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Paradise Telemetry

					
    3-29-2017
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Feb 2017: Precip gage not fully heating, measurements may be delayed, repairs on-going

     MM/DD  Hour  Temp    RH  Wind  Wind  Wind  Hour Total 24 Hr Total Solar
             PST     F     %   Avg   Max   Dir Prec. Prec.  Snow  Snow  W/m2
                 5400' 5400' 5380' 5380' 5380' 5400' 5400' 5400' 5400' 5380'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      3 28  1900    31    99    15    21   268   .01   .01     3   169     2
      3 28  2000    31    99    15    20   269   .01   .02    47   166     0
      3 28  2100    31    98    11    17   273     0   .02     4   169     0
      3 28  2200    31    98     6    12   269   .01   .03     6   171     0
      3 28  2300    31    99     7    13   270   .02   .05     7   171     0
      3 29     0    31    98     5    11   277   .01   .06     8   173     0
      3 29   100    31    98     5     8   276     0   .06     8   173     0
      3 29   200    31    98     4    12   265   .01   .07     9   174     0
      3 29   300    31    98     3     9   191   .01   .08    10   174     0
      3 29   400    31    98     4     9   219   .01   .09    47   175     0
      3 29   500    31    98     4     8   242   .01    .1    12   176     0
      3 29   600    32    99     2     6   184   .03   .13    12   176     0
      3 29   700    33    99    12    26   250   .08   .21    12   176     3
      3 29   800    34    99    14    23   268   .11   .32    12   176    44
      3 29   900    34    99    14    23   278   .09   .41    12   175    72
      3 29  1000    35    99    15    25   277   .08   .49    11   173    81
      3 29  1100    35    98    16    24   280   .09   .58    11   173   122
      3 29  1200    35    98    18    28   275   .13   .71    11   172   135
      3 29  1300    35    98    18    25   271   .14   .85    11   172   164
      3 29  1400    36    98    17    26   272   .12   .97    11   171   163
      3 29  1500    36    98    20    27   268   .17  1.14    10   171   169
      3 29  1600    35    98    22    34   264   .12  1.26    10   171   182
      3 29  1700    33    98    23    33   265   .07  1.33    10   170   122
      3 29  1800    32    99    22    36   267   .04  1.37    10   170    43


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                            1.37













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Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          3-29-2017
          Northwest Avalanche Center
          Camp Muir, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
          
          Wind gages unheated and may rime

            MM/DD   Hour   Temp     RH   Wind   Wind   Wind   Wind  Solar
                     PST      F      %    Min    Avg    Max    Dir   w/m2
                         10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             3 28   1900     21     98     19     27     36    251      7
             3 28   2000     23     99     20     34     47    251      0
             3 28   2100     23     99     37     43     50    251      0
             3 28   2200     24     99     33     45     53    251      0
             3 28   2300     20     98     37     43     51    251      0
             3 29      0     23     99     33     39     59    251      0
             3 29    100     21     98     32     45     56    251      0
             3 29    200     20     98     37     48     58    251      0
             3 29    300     21     98     39     47     61    251      0
             3 29    400     21     99     43     52     66    251      0
             3 29    500     24     98     45     56     71    251      0
             3 29    600     25     98     51     66     80    251      0
             3 29    700     22     99     51     64     71    251     21
             3 29    800     23     98     48     55     67    251    107
             3 29    900     24     98     42     54     68    251    151
             3 29   1000     24     98     44     55     68    251    198
             3 29   1100     22     97     34     44     54    251    266
             3 29   1200     22     97     34     43     52    251    343
             3 29   1300     22     97     35     43     54    251    403
             3 29   1400     22     97     38     51     62    251    370
             3 29   1500     21     97     35     45     57    251    349
             3 29   1600     18     96     42     52     67    251    329
             3 29   1700     14     94     39     53     65    251    180
             3 29   1800     13     96     44     54     62    251     49





















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