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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 211222
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
422 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE NORTH SIDE OF ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING
ACROSS OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL BRING LIGHT
PRECIPITATION TO MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK TUESDAY...WITH SOME
SHOWERS FOLLOWING THE FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT. ABOUT 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
SNOW IS LIKELY. COOL WEATHER WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
WILL PREVAIL WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND...AS A
SERIES OF UPPER LOWS MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE WASHINGTON OFFSHORE
WATERS. THE SNOW LEVEL SHOULD BE MAINLY AT THE SURFACE WITH ONLY
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS NEAR THE SUMMIT TUESDAY NIGHT 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 CLIMBING...
NAVIGATING SAFELY...AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

.TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE
AROUND 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET FALLING TO 1500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 1
TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL AT
THE SURFACE.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

TUE TUE WED WED THU
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -6 -13 -19 -20 -19
W 25 W 45 W 25 NW 10 NW 15

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 10 2 0 0 0
W 20 W 35 W 20 NW 10 NW 10

PARADISE (5420 FT) 30 20 25 16 25
NW 5 NW 15 W 15 NW 5 NW 5

LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 36 31 35 27 34
W 5 NW 5 W 10 N 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL AT THE
SURFACE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
AT THE SURFACE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL AT THE SURFACE.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
AT THE SURFACE.




MCDONNAL
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

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Paradise Telemetry

					
    2-23-2017
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Feb 2017: Precip gage not fully heating, 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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      2 22   700    18    94     3     6   229     0     0     8   133     0
      2 22   800    19    94     3     5   227     0     0     8   132    19
      2 22   900    22    95     3     6   237     0     0     8   132   117
      2 22  1000    24    93     2     6   241     0     0     8   132   239
      2 22  1100    27    91     3     6   225     0     0     8   131   345
      2 22  1200    25    90     4     9   260   .01   .01     8   132   388
      2 22  1300    25    90     6    11   263   .01   .02     7   130   323
      2 22  1400    24    90     7    11   249   .02   .04     0   131   346
      2 22  1500    25    89     5     9   239   .01   .05     0   129   336
      2 22  1600    25    90     6    10   240   .02   .07     0   130   342
      2 22  1700    22    95     5     9   262     0   .07     0   131    62
      2 22  1800    20    95     3     6   276   .01   .08     0   131    11
      2 22  1900    20    95     2     5   266     0   .08     0   131     0
      2 22  2000    20    94     1     4   318     0   .08     0   131     0
      2 22  2100    17    93     0     3   357     0   .08     0   131     0
      2 22  2200    18    93     1     3   357     0   .08     0   131     0
      2 22  2300    17    93     1     3    22     0   .08     0   131     0
      2 23     0    15    92     0     3    36     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   100    16    93     0     3    36     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   200    16    91     1     4    18     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   300    17    94     2     6   292     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   400    17    94     1     3   320     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   500    16    94     1     4   320     0   .08     0   130     0
      2 23   600    15    91     0     3   321     0   .08     0   130     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .08













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Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          2-23-2017
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             2 22    700      0     90      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22    800      0     90      0      0      0     93     26
             2 22    900      3     91      0      0      0     93    138
             2 22   1000      8     93      0      0      0     93    304
             2 22   1100     15     96      0      0      0     92    491
             2 22   1200     19     98      0      0      0     85    664
             2 22   1300     16     98      0      0      0     78    702
             2 22   1400     17     98      0      0      0     72    685
             2 22   1500     18     96      0      0      0     65    542
             2 22   1600     11     93      0      0      0     62    299
             2 22   1700     10     93      0      0      0     61    136
             2 22   1800      2     89      0      0      0     61     12
             2 22   1900     -0     88      0      0      0     61      0
             2 22   2000     -2     87      0      0      0     61      0
             2 22   2100     -3     88      0      0      0     61      0
             2 22   2200     -3     88      0      0      0     61      0
             2 22   2300     -4     88      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23      0     -5     87      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23    100     -5     87      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23    200     -5     88      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23    300     -6     87      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23    400     -5     87      0      0      0     61      0
             2 23    500     -6     87      0      0      0     61      0






















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