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National Weather Service Paradise Telemetry Muir Telemetry
Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
608 AM PST Wed Jan 29 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A front will move through Western Washington today. A
warm front will arrive Thursday evening. Wet weather through the
end of the week with rising snow levels. A cooler and drier air 
mass will arrive early next 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 this week. 
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 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Rain and snow. Snow may be heavy at times.
Snow accumulation near Paradise of 6 to 11 inches. Snow level
near 5000 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and
snow in the evening. Snow level near 3500 feet in the evening.
Freezing level near 4000 feet after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of snow in the
morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Snow
accumulation near Paradise up to 1 inch. Snow level near
4000 feet in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain and snow. Light snow
accumulations. Snow level near 7000 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Rain and snow. Snow level near 7000 feet. 

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Wed    Wed    Thu    Thu    Fri  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)      9      7      7     13     15
                      W 55  NW 45   W 35   W 50   W 75 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     21     21     25     27     26
                      W 40  NW 30  SW 25   W 40   W 55 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     32     22     35     32     40
                      W 20   N 10  NW 10   W 20   W 25 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     40     30     44     40     48
                      N 10   N  5  NE  5   N 10  NW 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Windy. Rain and snow likely. Snow level near
6500 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Windy. Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain
and snow in the afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times in the
afternoon. Snow level near 6000 feet decreasing to 5000 feet in
the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain and snow likely in the evening,
then snow likely after midnight. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow
level near 3500 feet in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...Snow likely in the morning, then snow in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow likely in the evening, then cloudy with a
slight chance of snow after midnight. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
sunny. Freezing level near 1000 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 1000 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the morning,
then a chance of snow in the afternoon. 

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

    1-29-2020
    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 28  1300    31    96    12    16   266   .01   .01    23   147    76
      1 28  1400    31    95    13    18   257   .01   .02    22   146    84
      1 28  1500    33    91    10    16   257     0   .02    22   145   189
      1 28  1600    31    96     8    13   259     0   .02    21   144    76
      1 28  1700    30    99     7    11   254     0   .02    21   145    15
      1 28  1800    30    99     7    11   248   .02   .04    21   144     0
      1 28  1900    30    99     8    12   265   .01   .05    21   144     0
      1 28  2000    29    99     6    10   268   .03   .08    21   144     0
      1 28  2100    29   100     6    11   264     0   .08    21   145     0
      1 28  2200    29    99     5     8   258   .01   .09    21   145     0
      1 28  2300    28    99     5     9   274     0   .09    22   145     0
      1 29     0    28    98     4     6   282     0   .09    22   144     0
      1 29   100    28    98     3     6   258     0   .09    22   145     0
      1 29   200    28    98     3     6   270     0   .09    22   145     0
      1 29   300    28    99     4     6   280     0   .09    22   144     0
      1 29   400    28    99     6     9   275     0   .09    22   144     0
      1 29   500    28    99     6     8   285     0   .09    21   144     0
      1 29   600    29    99     7    10   284     0   .09    21   143     0
      1 29   700    29    99     8    13   270   .02   .11    20   143     0
      1 29   800    29   100     7    11   265   .07   .18    21   144     0
      1 29   900    30   100     8    14   270   .09   .27    23   144     6
      1 29  1000    31   100    12    18   275   .11   .38    20   144    17
      1 29  1100    31   100     9    16   260   .15   .53    24   144    27
      1 29  1200    31   100    14    22   271   .13   .66    24   145    35


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .66















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          1-29-2020
          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 28   1300     16     96      0      0      0    289    496
             1 28   1400     19     97      0      0      0    289    499
             1 28   1500     16     95      0      0      0    290    445
             1 28   1600     15     95      0      0      0    290    293
             1 28   1700     14     94      0      0      0    289    101
             1 28   1800     13     94      0      0      0    289      2
             1 28   1900     12     93      0      0      0    289      0
             1 28   2000     13     94      0      0      0    289      0
             1 28   2100     13     93      0      0      0    289      0
             1 28   2200     13     94      0      0      0    289      0
             1 28   2300     13     94      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29      0     14     93      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29    100     14     93      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29    200     21     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29    300     19     95      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29    400     24     98      0      0      0    289      0
             1 29    500     26     99      0      0      0    290      0
             1 29    600     25     99      0      0      0    290      0
             1 29    700     24     98      0      0      0    290      0
             1 29    800     23     98      0      0      0    290      3
             1 29    900     23     98      0      0      0    290     28
             1 29   1000     21     98      0      0      0    290     70
             1 29   1100     21     98      0      0      0    290    100






















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