Over the next few months, we'll be updating this website. 2015-07-23.

Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast... Corrected
National Weather Service Seattle Wa
504 AM PDT Sat Aug 29 2015

Synopsis... A powerful pacific storm for this time of the yearwill bring strong winds and locally heavy rain to the area today. Look for wet and unsettled conditions to persist through mondaydue to low pressure aloft remaining over the region.

. Today... Very strong winds across the higher slopes. Rain or snow. Thunderstorms this morning. Snow level near 10500 feet.. Tonight... Very strong winds across the higher slopes. Showers. Snow level lowering to near 8000 feet..

Sunday... Very strong winds across the higher slopes. Showers. Snow level near 7500 feet..

Sunday night... Windy across the higher slopes. Showers likely. Snow level near 8500 feet..

Monday... Windy across the higher slopes. Rain or snow likely. Snow level near 9500 feet.

6hr Winds Aloft Forecast For: 1400-2100 UTC (-7 hrs for PDT)
990 means Calm Winds
3000 ft: Direction: 190 @ 44 kts.
6000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 64 kts. Temp: +05
9000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 67 kts. Temp: +01
12000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 64 kts. Temp: -03
18000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 61 kts. Temp: -14

12hr Winds Aloft Forecast For: 2100-0600 UTC (-7 hrs for PDT)
990 means Calm Winds
3000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 31 kts.
6000 ft: Direction: 220 @ 46 kts. Temp: +05
9000 ft: Direction: 220 @ 47 kts. Temp: +00
12000 ft: Direction: 220 @ 45 kts. Temp: -04
18000 ft: Direction: 220 @ 49 kts. Temp: -16

24hr Winds Aloft Forecast For: 0600-1800 UTC (-7 hrs for PDT)
990 means Calm Winds
3000 ft: Direction: 210 @ 26 kts.
6000 ft: Direction: 230 @ 32 kts. Temp: +02
9000 ft: Direction: 240 @ 29 kts. Temp: -04
12000 ft: Direction: 230 @ 38 kts. Temp: -09
18000 ft: Direction: 220 @ 46 kts. Temp: -22
Monday night... Windy across the higher slopes. Mostly cloudywith a chance of rain or snow. Snow level near 9500 feet.. Tuesday... Windy across the higher slopes. Rain or snow likely. Snow level lowering to near 8000 feet.. Tuesday night... Windy across the higher slopes. Showers likely. Snow level lowering to near 6500 feet.. Wednesday... Showers likely. Snow level near 6000 feet.. Wednesday night and thursday... Mostly cloudy with a chance ofshowers. Snow level near 6000 feet.. Thursday night... Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snowlevel near 7000 feet.. Friday... Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near8000 feet.