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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 052217
RECSEW

MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
330 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LOW OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TUESDAY NIGHT WILL
PRODUCE SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MOUNT
RAINIER NATIONAL PARK. THE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY WITH
SHOWERS DECREASING. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD OFF THE COAST FRIDAY
AND MOVE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON BY THE WEEKEND FOR SUNNIER AND
WARMER WEATHER IN THE PARK. ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH COULD BRING A
RETURN OF UNSETTLED WEATHER EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

TUE WED WED THU
NIGHT NIGHT

SUMMIT (14411 FT) -6 -4 1 10
NW 15 NE 30 NE 35 NE 35

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 13 16 20 25
NW 20 NE 15 NE 15 NE 15

PARADISE (5420 FT) 28 44 28 51
NW 10 SW 5 N 15 NE 10

LONGMIRE (2700 FT) 37 52 36 61
NW 5 W 5 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 8500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
7000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 6500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
5500 FEET.




WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE



							 
    5-5-2015
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Total snow sensor readings unsteady

     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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
       5 4  2000    34    97    14    20   261     0     0     0    53     1
       5 4  2100    32    98    15    22   260     0     0     0    67     0
       5 4  2200    32    99    16    24   262   .01   .01    -0    66     0
       5 4  2300    30    98    16    21   264   .01   .02    -0    46     0
       5 5     0    30    98    14    22   266     0   .02    -0   295     0
       5 5   100    30    98    12    18   257     0   .02     0    33     0
       5 5   200    29    98    14    20   264   .01   .03    -0    53     0
       5 5   300    29    97    13    19   265     0   .03     0    50     0
       5 5   400    28    98    11    17   257     0   .03    -0    50     0
       5 5   500    28    98    14    22   266     0   .03     0    49     0
       5 5   600    28    98    14    25   265     0   .03     0    52    11
       5 5   700    28    97    15    22   267   .01   .04     0    51    42
       5 5   800    29    97    15    22   262   .01   .05     1    48    90
       5 5   900    29    97    15    23   266   .02   .07     2    53   172
       5 5  1000    31    90    12    20   265     0   .07     1    53   391
       5 5  1100    31    94    10    21   259   .05   .12     2    32   281
       5 5  1200    31    96    11    16   260   .02   .14     2    66   221
       5 5  1300    32    95    11    16   261   .05   .19     3    49   447
       5 5  1400    32    93    13    22   265   .06   .25     2    52   553
       5 5  1500    31    96    12    20   265   .04   .29     2   190   236
       5 5  1600    32    94    10    18   255   .02   .31     3   300   209
       5 5  1700    29    96    11    16   268   .05   .36     3    55   197
       5 5  1800    29    95    10    17   262   .02   .38    -0    52   123
       5 5  1900    29    97    10    15   259   .01   .39     3   300    31


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .39













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          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
              5 4   2000     23     17     34     51     72    270      0
              5 4   2100     19     39     37     50     64    268      0
              5 4   2200     15     67     34     49     62    274      0
              5 4   2300     16     42     26     46     61    271      0
              5 5      0     14     43     28     41     54    268      0
              5 5    100     14     53     26     42     55    275      0
              5 5    200     11     64     26     41     59    278      0
              5 5    300     12     78     37     49     61    272      0
              5 5    400     12     95     32     46     62    274      0
              5 5    500     10     95     23     46     59    252      0
              5 5    600     11     95     34     45     61    252      0
              5 5    700     11     95     23     43     57    252      0
              5 5    800      9     94     26     43     57    252      0
              5 5    900     10     94      9     32     54    252      0
              5 5   1000     10     93     14     30     43    252      0
              5 5   1100     11     94      6     30     45    252      0
              5 5   1200     12     94      5     22     40    252      0
              5 5   1300     12     95     15     27     43    252      0
              5 5   1400     12     95     11     23     38    252      0
              5 5   1500     13     88      4     16     32    252      0
              5 5   1600     13     85     10     22     34    252      0
              5 5   1700     12     89      7     23     36    252      0
              5 5   1800     13     70      2     13     25    252      0






















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