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National Weather Service Report

Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
429 AM PDT Sun May 16 2021

.SYNOPSIS...An upper level ridge remains in place today, maintaining
another mild and dry day across Mount Rainier National Park. This
ridge breaks down by early Monday as an upper low slides down the
coast of British Columbia. This will usher in a much cooler and 
unsettled pattern that will remain in place through much of the 
coming week. Snow levels lower below Paradise by early Tuesday 
with light snow accumulations possible through the week.

&&

.IMPACTS...Strong winds near the summit Monday and Tuesday 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 navigation and 
camping in these conditions.

&&

.SUNDAY...Sunny then becoming partly sunny late in the morning
then becoming sunny. Freezing level near 12000 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 12000 feet. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 10500 feet decreasing
to 8000 feet in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.
Snow level near 6500 feet decreasing to 5000 feet after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Light snow
accumulations. Snow level near 4000 feet. 

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Sun    Sun    Mon    Mon    Tue  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)     20     21     14      7     -1
                     SW 15  SW 25  SW 55  SW 65   W 45 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     38     36     26     16     11
                      W  5   W 20  SW 30  SW 35   W 25 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     59     39     46     31     35
                     NW  5  NW 10   W 20   W 25   W 20 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     68     45     55     40     44
                     SW 10   W  5   W 10   W 10   W 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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening. Snow level near 4000 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow
level near 3500 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and
snow in the evening. Snow level near 3500 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow in the
afternoon. Snow level near 4000 feet in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow
in the evening. Snow level near 4500 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain and snow in the
morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow
level near 5000 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and
snow. Snow level near 5500 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of rain and snow.
Snow level near 5500 feet. 

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

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Paradise Telemetry

    5-16-2021
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington

     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 15  1100    57    33     3     6   229     0     0     0   144  1056
      5 15  1200    56    48     5     8   259     0     0    -0   145  1083
      5 15  1300    56    52     6     9   280     0     0    -0   144  1071
      5 15  1400    58    48     7    11   283     0     0    -0   143   998
      5 15  1500    59    36     7    14   281     0     0    -0   144   863
      5 15  1600    60    40     8    13   264     0     0    -0   143   704
      5 15  1700    57    47     8    11   281     0     0    -0   143   471
      5 15  1800    52    57     7    11   283     0     0     0   144   274
      5 15  1900    49    64     4    11   272     0     0     0   144    69
      5 15  2000    48    58     1     4   351     0     0     0   144     2
      5 15  2100    47    64     2     5    44     0     0     0   144     0
      5 15  2200    46    45     2     5    40     0     0     0   145     0
      5 15  2300    45    53     1     3    22     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16     0    46    48     0     3    13     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16   100    46    43     0     1    15     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16   200    46    49     0     2    19     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16   300    47    44     1     4    19     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16   400    46    53     2     3   346     0     0     0   145     0
      5 16   500    45    37     1     2    15     0     0     0   145    15
      5 16   600    47    38     0     2    22     0     0     0   145    43
      5 16   700    50    35     0     2    92     0     0     0   145   404
      5 16   800    53    39     1     6   133     0     0    -0   144   618
      5 16   900    54    43     3     5   264     0     0    -0   143   807
      5 16  1000    55    41     3     5   270     0     0     0   143   957


          

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















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Camp Muir Telemetry

          5-16-2021
          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 15   1100     37     22      0      4     11    360    939
             5 15   1200     38     30      0      1      5    360   1009
             5 15   1300     38     25      0      2      8    360   1034
             5 15   1400     36     57      4      9     13    360    991
             5 15   1500     35     59      0      4     11    360    893
             5 15   1600     36     50      0      2      6    360    749
             5 15   1700     39     29      0      2      5    360    547
             5 15   1800     35     27      3      5      8    360    253
             5 15   1900     36     30      0      4      8    360     24
             5 15   2000     38     21      0      2      7    360      9
             5 15   2100     37     23      0      0      5    360      0
             5 15   2200     37     25      0      0      0    360      0
             5 15   2300     36     22      0      0      5    360      0
             5 16      0     36     22      0      0      5    360      0
             5 16    100     37     25      0      0      4    360      0
             5 16    200     36     22      0      2      6    360      0
             5 16    300     37     23      0      2      4    360      0
             5 16    400     37     22      0      0      1    360      0
             5 16    500     38     21      0      1      3    360      8
             5 16    600     41     23      0      2      4    360    104
             5 16    700     42     26      0      1      5    360    270
             5 16    800     42     19      0      0      3    360    462
             5 16    900     44     15      0      1      3    360    649
             5 16   1000     48     22      0      0      2     54    811





















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