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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 081249
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
449 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY
FROM THE SOUTH...GRADUALLY SPREADING PRECIPITATION NORTHWARD
THROUGH THE DAY AND INTO FRIDAY. WITH COLD AIR IN PLACE OVER THE
AREA, THIS PRECIPITATION WILL START OFF AS SNOW WITH WIDESPREAD
ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT. THIS SNOW WILL TRANSITION INTO
RAIN BY FRIDAY MORNING. COOL AND RAINY WEATHER WILL PERSIST FOR
THE REMAINDER OF FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

&&

.IMPACTS...STORMY WEATHER WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT CREATING DIFFICULT
BACKCOUNTRY SKIING AND MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF
THE ALPINE TERRAIN OF MT. RAINIER...INCLUDING THE MUIR SNOWFIELD.
BLIZZARDLIKE CONDITIONS WITH STRONG WINDS AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY
ARE LIKELY. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN ALPINE
TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR NAVIGATION AND
CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM PST SATURDAY...

.THURSDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 3 TO 4 INCHES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 8 TO
11 INCHES.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 6 TO 9 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
2000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

THU THU FRI FRI SAT
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) 1 1 -6 -9 -9
W 25 W 55 SW 55 W 45 W 50

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 15 13 12 8 10
S 20 SW 40 SW 45 W 40 SW 55

PARADISE (5420 FT) 18 12 25 20 25
NE 15 S 5 SW 15 W 20 SW 25

LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 24 22 31 29 32
NE 5 CALM CALM CALM CALM

++ 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WINDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 200 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
SEA LEVEL.




WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

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Paradise Telemetry

					
    12-8-2016
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Park rangers not regularly clearing 24 Hr snow gage
    Wind speed may be frozen and not representative

     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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      12 7   700     9    90     3     6    40     0     0     0    73     0
      12 7   800    10    90     3     7    62     0     0     0    72    11
      12 7   900    12    91     7    15    83     0     0     0    75   129
      12 7  1000    12    91    12    21    87   .03   .03     0    75   258
      12 7  1100    12    91    11    24    90   .02   .05     0    75   185
      12 7  1200    14    92    10    21    88     0   .05     0    74   267
      12 7  1300    15    90     8    16    86     0   .05     0    74   333
      12 7  1400    20    91     8    15    84     0   .05     0    74   246
      12 7  1500    18    91     9    18    85     0   .05     0    73   158
      12 7  1600    12    92     9    16    81     0   .05     0    74    57
      12 7  1700    10    91    12    21    83     0   .05     0    74     1
      12 7  1800    10    91    13    23    90     0   .05     0    74     0
      12 7  1900    10    90    10    18    78     0   .05     0    73     0
      12 7  2000    11    90     9    23    72     0   .05     0    73     0
      12 7  2100    10    90    10    19    71   .01   .06     0    72     0
      12 7  2200    11    90    10    26    75     0   .06     0    72     0
      12 7  2300    11    90    11    21    76     0   .06     0    72     0
      12 8     0    11    90    10    23    80     0   .06     0    72     0
      12 8   100    11    90    10    20    77     0   .06     0    71     0
      12 8   200    11    89    11    26    78   .01   .07     0    71     0
      12 8   300    11    90    11    26    82     0   .07     0    71     0
      12 8   400    11    90    12    28    85     0   .07     0    71     0
      12 8   500    11    89    11    24    79     0   .07     0    70     0
      12 8   600    11    90    11    22    81     0   .07     0    69     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .07












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Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          12-8-2016
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             12 7    700     -0     54      1      7     14    276      0
             12 7    800      0     38      3      9     21    271     18
             12 7    900      4     32      4     13     25    260    136
             12 7   1000      6     30      6     16     26    255    113
             12 7   1100      8     16      5     13     29    270    306
             12 7   1200     11     17      4      9     20    336    460
             12 7   1300     11     11      3      7     18     47    469
             12 7   1400     10     11      4     10     20     62    419
             12 7   1500      9      9      3     12     24     30    308
             12 7   1600      8      8      5     15     22     38    119
             12 7   1700      7     13     12     18     26     41      4
             12 7   1800      7     10     13     21     28     51      0
             12 7   1900      7      9     17     22     27     55      0
             12 7   2000      4     21     21     24     26     62      0
             12 7   2100      0     14      9     20     27     65      0
             12 7   2200      2     12      9     13     17     56      0
             12 7   2300      6      9      7     11     15     52      0
             12 8      0      8     10      4      6      9     47      0
             12 8    100      5     12      0      4      8     37      0
             12 8    200      4     14      4      7     11     46      0
             12 8    300     12     14      0      6     10    358      0
             12 8    400      8     12      3      6     10    269      0
             12 8    500      6     12      0      2      6    263      0






















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