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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 271040
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONT WILL BRING CLOUDS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS TO THE PARK THIS MORNING, WITH GRADUAL CLEARING BEHIND THE
FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN A GENERALLY
DRY AIR MASS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BUT COULD POSE WIND PROBLEMS
OVER THE UPPER MOUNTAIN. A LARGE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING COOL
SHOWERY WEATHER FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT NEAR THE TOP OF MOUNT
RAINIER THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT WILL POSE A HAZARD TO CLIMBERS. THIS
CAN MAKE MOVEMENT DIFFICULT AND LOWER THE VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN
BLOWING SNOW. SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT WILL BE SLIGHTLY WEAKER
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY BUT COULD STILL POSE DIFFICULTIES.

&&

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING
SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR
13000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

TUE TUE WED WED THU
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) 23 21 19 19 16
SW 40 SW 40 SW 35 SW 35 SW 35

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 39 38 37 38 35
W 25 SW 20 SW 15 SW 20 S 20

PARADISE (5420 FT) 55 45 59 42 54
SW 5 N 5 W 5 NW 5 NW 5

LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 63 47 66 45 59
SW 5 NE 5 W 5 CALM W 5

SUNRISE (6400 FT) 54 42 56 40 52
NW 10 S 5 N 5 NW 5 NW 5

OHANAPECOSH (1914 FT) 64 45 67 44 61
W 5 NE 5 SW 5 SE 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, LONGMIRE, SUNRISE, AND OHANAPECOSH ARE
THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED
DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
6000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.




WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

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Paradise Telemetry

					
    9-27-2016
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Total, 24 Hr Snow turned off for summer

     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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      9 26   500    60    48     2     4   335     0     0                 0
      9 26   600    60    47     2     4   354     0     0                 0
      9 26   700    61    49     2     5   317     0     0                48
      9 26   800    67    41     0     3   332     0     0               216
      9 26   900    70    36     2     5   320     0     0               433
      9 26  1000    69    42     4     9   251     0     0               602
      9 26  1100    69    41     6     9   261     0     0               723
      9 26  1200    73    39     8    12   258     0     0               784
      9 26  1300    73    36     9    13   263     0     0               784
      9 26  1400    72    44    10    16   250     0     0               720
      9 26  1500    72    45    10    15   260     0     0               601
      9 26  1600    72    44    10    16   265     0     0               431
      9 26  1700    65    63     9    13   269     0     0               240
      9 26  1800    59    79     6    11   276     0     0                65
      9 26  1900    57    79     3     6   292     0     0                 0
      9 26  2000    54    88     4     7   274     0     0                 0
      9 26  2100    52    92     4     6   287     0     0                 0
      9 26  2200    52    94     4     8   299     0     0                 0
      9 26  2300    51    97     3     6   309     0     0                 0
      9 27     0    50    95     4     7   292     0     0                 0
      9 27   100    50    98     7    12   278     0     0                 0
      9 27   200    50    98     8    11   272     0     0                 0
      9 27   300    48    99     7    14   269     0     0                 0
      9 27   400    47    98     6     9   266     0     0                 0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                               0













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Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          9-27-2016
          Northwest Avalanche Center
          Camp Muir, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
          
          Wind gages unheated and may rime
          Solar pyranometer replaced by NPS July 30th

            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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             9 26    500     45     52     30     39     48    273      0
             9 26    600     44     52     29     40     49    271      0
             9 26    700     45     57     34     45     52    270     29
             9 26    800     45     62     37     46     51    268    203
             9 26    900     45     60     37     46     51    271    402
             9 26   1000     46     56     40     45     52    273    571
             9 26   1100     46     61     37     43     47    270    690
             9 26   1200     46     48     39     45     50    270    764
             9 26   1300     46     48     37     44     49    269    778
             9 26   1400     46     49     34     41     47    267    731
             9 26   1500     47     45     34     42     49    266    625
             9 26   1600     46     46     35     42     51    270    465
             9 26   1700     45     44     32     39     48    267    108
             9 26   1800     44     34     19     36     47    266     16
             9 26   1900     44     66     22     31     46    269      0
             9 26   2000     44     70     22     32     43    262      0
             9 26   2100     43     77     26     34     42    263      0
             9 26   2200     42     76     22     36     45    268      0
             9 26   2300     41     81     26     35     49    261      0
             9 27      0     42     69     24     44     55    265      0
             9 27    100     40     85     36     49     59    269      0
             9 27    200     40     87     25     40     57    272      0
             9 27    300     40     61     23     40     57    268      0





















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