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Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
434 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHWARD OVER THE
AREA THIS MORNING WITH SNOW TURNING TO RAIN ALONG THE FRONT. RAINY
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE WEEKEND AS AN UPPER
LEVEL LOW WILL PASS OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON SATURDAY AND INTO
SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN MILD THIS WEEKEND BEFORE BECOMING
COLDER FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 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. 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 3 AM PST SATURDAY...

.FRIDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 5 TO 8 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE OF 4 TO 7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF
4 TO 7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY...SHOWERS. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...WINDY...SHOWERS. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW
LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN  
                            NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -7     -8     -8    -12    -13
                     SW 55   W 45   W 40   W 50   W 35 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     12      9      8      7      6
                     SW 45   W 40   W 35   W 50   W 30 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     24     20     24     21     23
                     SW 15  SW 20   W 15   W 30   W 20 

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     31     29     32     29     31
                      CALM   CALM   CALM  SW  5   CALM 

++ 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...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR SEA LEVEL.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR SEA LEVEL.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

    12-9-2016
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Wind instruments may not be heating

     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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      12 8  1900    11    91    11    17    79   .01   .01     4    71     0
      12 8  2000    11    91    10    20    82   .01   .02     4    71     0
      12 8  2100    10    91     7    15    69   .01   .03     6    72     0
      12 8  2200    17    94     5    10    60   .02   .05     6    73     0
      12 8  2300    21    95     3     9   266   .02   .07     6    72     0
      12 9     0    21    95     0     7   215   .04   .11     6    72     0
      12 9   100    22    95     2     5   212   .03   .14     7    72     0
      12 9   200    23    96     6    12   262   .02   .16     7    72     0
      12 9   300    24    97     6    13   249   .03   .19     7    72     0
      12 9   400    25    97    11    18   271   .03   .22     7    72     0
      12 9   500    26    97    12    17   261   .02   .24     8    70     0
      12 9   600    27    98    12    18   266   .03   .27     7   299     0
      12 9   700    27    98    13    19   264   .04   .31    47   299     0
      12 9   800    26    97     8    13   258   .05   .36     8   299     0
      12 9   900    27    97     9    16   259   .04    .4    47   299    13
      12 9  1000    27    97     9    15   257   .05   .45    47   299    32
      12 9  1100    28    97    11    20   263   .04   .49    10    73    69
      12 9  1200    28    97    14    21   263   .06   .55    10    74   111
      12 9  1300    28    97    15    23   263   .05    .6    11    71   121
      12 9  1400    28    97    15    24   262   .05   .65     0    75    83
      12 9  1500    27    97    15    21   266   .05    .7     2    76    77
      12 9  1600    26    97    13    23   260   .05   .75     2    76    29
      12 9  1700    26    97    13    21   266   .04   .79     3    74     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .79














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          12-9-2016
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             12 8   1900     12     97     20     39     57    251      0
             12 8   2000      6     92     10     41     74    262      0
             12 8   2100     11     95     12     41     65    275      0
             12 8   2200     11     95     39     52     65    275      0
             12 8   2300     12     95     43     57     71    275      0
             12 9      0     11     95     40     51     58    275      0
             12 9    100     11     95     40     50     59    275      0
             12 9    200     10     94     42     49     56    275      0
             12 9    300     10     95     41     49     56    275      0
             12 9    400     11     95     44     49     55    275      0
             12 9    500     11     95     40     48     55    275      0
             12 9    600     10     94     38     46     53    275      0
             12 9    700      9     94     36     43     51    275      0
             12 9    800     11     95     30     40     46    275      2
             12 9    900     11     95     37     44     50    275     21
             12 9   1000     11     95     36     41     47    275     67
             12 9   1100     11     95     33     39     44    275    125
             12 9   1200     11     95     28     36     43    275    174
             12 9   1300     10     95     32     40     48    275    204
             12 9   1400     10     95     26     32     40    275    167
             12 9   1500     10     95     22     32     40    275    113
             12 9   1600     10     94     22     32     41    275     37
             12 9   1700      9     94     23     31     37    275      3






















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