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Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
411 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...FLOOD WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF 
THE ZONE FORECAST AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD BULLETIN 
FOR DETAILS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN 
AND SNOW TO MOUNT RAINIER ON SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE 
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT AS WARMER AIR MOVES INLAND. HEAVY RAIN 
AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY THEN TAPER OFF SUNDAY NIGHT. AN 
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE BRIEFLY OVER THE REGION MONDAY FOR DRIER 
WEATHER. ADDITIONAL FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL REACH THE REGION NEXT WEEK. 

&&

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. PRECIPITATION MAY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 17 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET INCREASING TO 5000 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. PRECIPITATION MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 9 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 7000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5500 FEET. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN  
                     NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)      1      6     10      6
                     SW 55   W 70   W 115  W 115 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     16     25     23     18
                     SW 45   W 60   W 85   W 70 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     29     38     33     39
                      W  5   W 15   W 30   W 35 

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     35     41     40     43
                     NE 10   N 10   W 10   W 15 

++ 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4000 FEET. 
.MONDAY...VERY WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
4000 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 

$$

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Camp Muir Average and Current Wx
December 19th Conditions
Average Current
Temp 9.0° F 11.0° F
Rh 79% 95%
Wind 22 mph from SW 22
Windchill -28.0° F -25.0° F