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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 192337
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
337 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SNOW AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. AN
UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERS TUESDAY, AND IT WILL REMAIN OVER
THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY FOR COOL WEATHER, A FEW SUN BREAKS, AND
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EACH DAY. CLEARING IS POSSIBLE OVER THE
WEEKEND.

&&

.IMPACTS...STORMY WEATHER TONIGHT AND MONDAY WILL CREATE
DIFFICULT BACKCOUNTRY SKIING AND MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS ACROSS
MUCH OF THE ALPINE TERRAIN OF MT. RAINIER...INCLUDING THE MUIR
SNOWFIELD. BLIZZARD- LIKE 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 UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 6 TO 10 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 1 TO
3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
2500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

SUN MON MON TUE
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -6 1 1 -2
SW 40 SW 45 SW 35 W 25

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 11 16 16 11
SW 30 SW 45 SW 15 W 15

PARADISE (5420 FT) 29 33 29 31
W 20 SW 10 NW 15 W 10

LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 36 36 36 36
NW 5 NE 10 NW 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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.




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Paradise Telemetry

					
    2-22-2017
    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 21   600    27    97     0     0    45   .01   .01     5   133     0
      2 21   700    26    97     0     0    45   .02   .03     5   131     0
      2 21   800    28    97     0     1   328   .01   .04     6   132    11
      2 21   900    28    95     3     6   283   .01   .05     6   131    46
      2 21  1000    29    96     6     9   277   .01   .06     6   131    98
      2 21  1100    31    94     7    10   274   .01   .07     6   130   153
      2 21  1200    31    93     7    10   276   .03    .1     6   131   170
      2 21  1300    30    92     7    11   267   .04   .14     7   131   181
      2 21  1400    28    96     8    15   238   .02   .16     7   132   179
      2 21  1500    28    96    11    19   229   .01   .17     7   131   192
      2 21  1600    27    97    11    21   240   .02   .19     7   132   121
      2 21  1700    26    96    10    21   239     0   .19    47   130    72
      2 21  1800    25    97     9    16   248     0   .19     7   132     9
      2 21  1900    24    97    12    23   253     0   .19    47   131     0
      2 21  2000    24    96    12    24   248     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 21  2100    23    97    11    21   241     0   .19     8   134     0
      2 21  2200    22    96    14    21   245     0   .19     8   134     0
      2 21  2300    20    95    13    20   257     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 22     0    19    95    12    18   271     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 22   100    18    95    14    22   268     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 22   200    19    95    12    19   269     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 22   300    19    95     9    14   274     0   .19     8   133     0
      2 22   400    18    94    10    18   267     0   .19     8   133     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .19














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Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          2-22-2017
          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 21    600     12     95      0      0      0    300      0
             2 21    700     12     95      0      0      0    300      0
             2 21    800     12     95      0      0      0    300     32
             2 21    900     14     96      0      0      0    300    107
             2 21   1000     19     98      0      0      0    300    189
             2 21   1100     26    100      0      0      0    295    285
             2 21   1200     28    100      0      0      0    246    279
             2 21   1300     29    100      0      0      0    216    318
             2 21   1400     30    100      0      0      0    130    329
             2 21   1500     28    100      0      0      0     95    203
             2 21   1600     23    100      0      0      0     93     98
             2 21   1700     19     99      0      0      0     93     67
             2 21   1800     12     95      0      0      0     93     10
             2 21   1900     10     94      0      0      0     93      0
             2 21   2000      9     93      0      0      0     93      0
             2 21   2100      6     92      0      0      0     93      0
             2 21   2200      5     92      0      0      0     93      0
             2 21   2300      3     91      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22      0      3     90      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22    100      3     91      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22    200      2     91      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22    300      2     91      0      0      0     93      0
             2 22    400      2     90      0      0      0     93      0






















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