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Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
406 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS CONTINUES TUESDAY NIGHT.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY A NUMBER OF UPPER LOWS LOCATED WEST OF
THE AREA WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD WITH SHOWERS AND COOLER WEATHER IN
THE FORECAST. SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY LOOK TO BE SLIGHTLY DRIER
BUT STILL RELATIVELY COOL.

&&

.IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS NEAR THE SUMMIT TUESDAY NIGHT 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 CLIMBING...
NAVIGATING SAFELY...AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE AROUND 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET IN THE EVENING
FALLING TO NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE AROUND 1 INCH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE AROUND 1 INCH. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
NEAR PARADISE AROUND 3 INCHES. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       TUE    WED    WED    THU  
                     NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)    -13    -19    -19    -20
                      W 45   W 20  NW 10  NW 15 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)      3      0      0      0
                      W 30   W 20  NW 10   W 15 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     21     26     17     25
                     NW 15   W 10  NW  5   W  5 

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     32     36     28     35
                     NW 10   W  5  NW  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...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. 
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. 
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. 

$$

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Camp Muir Average and Current Wx
February 22nd Conditions
Average Current
Temp 13.0° F 2.0° F
Rh 93% 91%
Wind 21 mph from SW 0mph from E
Windchill -21.0° F 48.0° F