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National Weather Service Report

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RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 211035
RECSEW

Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
235 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Wet weather for the rest of the week into the weekend
as a series of systems moves through the area. Snow levels near
passes today into Wednesday will rise steadily later Wednesday
into Thursday. Periods of heavy rain will lead to rising rivers
and the potential for river flooding later this week.

&&

.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 WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

.TUESDAY...Showers. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow accumulation
near Paradise of 8 to 13 inches. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Windy. Rain and snow in the evening, then rain
and snow likely after midnight. Snow may be heavy at times in the
evening. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 5 to 10 inches. Snow
level near 3000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Rain and snow. Snow may be heavy at times in
the afternoon. Snow accumulation near Paradise of 3 to 8 inches.
Snow level near 3500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain and snow. Snow may be heavy at
times in the evening. Heavy snow accumulations. Snow level near
5000 feet increasing to 6000 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Rain and snow. Light snow accumulations. Snow
level near 6500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

Tue Tue Wed Wed Thu
Night Night

Summit (14411 FT) -7 -5 5 8 6
SW 45 W 45 W 50 W 40 W 40

Camp Muir(10188 FT) 12 8 18 23 23
SW 40 SW 40 W 35 W 35 W 35

Paradise (5420 FT) 30 25 32 30 35
SW 20 W 25 W 20 W 25 W 20

Longmire (2760 FT) 38 33 39 38 44
S 5 W 10 N 10 NW 10 NE 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...Rain and snow. Snow level near 6000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level near 5000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 4500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow
likely in the afternoon. Snow level near 4500 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely in the evening, then
cloudy with a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow level
near 4000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.MONDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.




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Paradise Telemetry

    1-21-2020
    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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      1 20  1200    37    62     4     9   212     0     0     0   126   167
      1 20  1300    37    60     7    18   260     0     0     0   127   129
      1 20  1400    37    61     5    17   231     0     0     0   126    60
      1 20  1500    36    62     3     7   309     0     0     0   126    50
      1 20  1600    37    66     4     9   309     0     0     0   126    43
      1 20  1700    34    74     7    15   244     0     0     0   126     7
      1 20  1800    31    93     5    13   289   .01   .01     0   126     0
      1 20  1900    31    88     7    13   352   .01   .02     0   121     0
      1 20  2000    33    74     5    14    21     0   .02     1   126     0
      1 20  2100    33    78     3    10    72     0   .02     1   126     0
      1 20  2200    35    73     6    13   340     0   .02     1   126     0
      1 20  2300    36    63     6    12   358     0   .02     0   126     0
      1 21     0    36    59     5    11    18     0   .02     1   125     0
      1 21   100    35    66     5    11    42     0   .02     1   125     0
      1 21   200    36    61     5    11    14     0   .02     1   123     0
      1 21   300    33    85     5    13   355     0   .02     1   125     0
      1 21   400    32    93     5    11    19   .04   .06     1   125     0
      1 21   500    31    97     4    13   346   .02   .08     1   123     0
      1 21   600    29   100     8    21   281   .06   .14     2   126     0
      1 21   700    28    99    10    18   266   .04   .18     3   125     0
      1 21   800    27    99    10    18   284   .01   .19     4   126     2
      1 21   900    27    98     9    14   270   .03   .22     4   128    17
      1 21  1000    27    93     6    13   267   .01   .23     0   128   117
      1 21  1100    27    91     9    18   268     0   .23     0   128   248


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .23















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Camp Muir Telemetry

          1-21-2020
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             1 20   1200     17     96      0      0      0    289    136
             1 20   1300     16     96      0      0      0    289    144
             1 20   1400     16     95      0      0      0    289     78
             1 20   1500     16     96      0      0      0    289     54
             1 20   1600     15     96      0      0      0    289     31
             1 20   1700     16     96      0      0      0    289      7
             1 20   1800     16     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 20   1900     15     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 20   2000     16     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 20   2100     15     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 20   2200     16     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 20   2300     15     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21      0     16     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    100     16     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    200     16     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    300     17     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    400     17     96      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    500     16     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    600     13     94      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    700     12     94      0      0      0    289      0
             1 21    800      9     93      0      0      0    289      2
             1 21    900      8     92      0      0      0    289     12
             1 21   1000      9     93      0      0      0    289     67
             1 21   1100     10     93      0      0      0    289     84





















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