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National Weather Service Report

Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
259 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

.SYNOPSIS....SYNOPSIS...An atmospheric river pattern along the 
Washington coast will bring in continued heavy mountain snow, 
heavy lowland rain, and breezy winds through Thursday. Active 
conditions will continue through the weekend and into next week as
a series of fronts cross the region.

&&

.IMPACTS...Stormy weather 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 STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Rain and snow. Areas of fog. Snow may be
heavy at times. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 10 to
17 inches. Snow level near 4500 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain and snow. Areas of fog in the
evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Precipitation may be heavy at
times. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 14 to 21 inches. Snow
level near 4000 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow accumulation near
Paradise of 5 to 10 inches. Snow level near 1500 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow. Snow may be heavy at times in the
evening. Heavy snow accumulations. 
.FRIDAY...Snow. Moderate snow accumulations. 

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Wed    Wed    Thu    Thu    Fri  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)      4      0    -12    -18    -19
                     SW 65  SW 75  SW 45  SW 40  SW 25 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     18     15      5      2      1
                     SW 55  SW 50  SW 20  SW 30   S 15 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     31     22     25     19     24
                     SW 30  SW 25   W 15  SW 15  SW 10 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     39     31     33     27     33
                      W  5  SW 10  SW  5   S  5   S 10 

++ 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT... Snow.
.SATURDAY...Snow likely in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with snow likely in the evening,
then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow in the morning, then
mostly cloudy with snow likely in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. 
.MONDAY...Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain and snow
in the afternoon. Snow level near 1000 feet increasing to
1500 feet in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 2000 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain and
snow in the afternoon. Snow level near 2000 feet. 

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

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