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National Weather Service Paradise Telemetry Muir Telemetry
Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
406 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A strong upper level ridge will maintain dry conditions
across in the park through Thursday. A cold front will bring a
little rain and snow Friday. A couple of weather systems will 
brush the area over the weekend keeping a chance of showers in the
forecast.

&&

.IMPACTS...Strong winds near the summit will make it difficult to
move safely and could produce local whiteout conditions Thursday
night into Friday. A high level of skill and experience in alpine
terrain, including use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and 
camping in these conditions.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 9000 feet increasing to
11500 feet in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 12500 feet
decreasing to 9500 feet after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 9000 feet increasing to
12500 feet in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 11500 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain and snow
in the afternoon. Light snow accumulations. Snow level near
6000 feet decreasing to 5000 feet in the afternoon. 

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Wed    Wed    Thu    Thu    Fri  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)     21     20     20     17      2
                      N 35   W 15  NW 25   W 45   W 60 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     36     38     38     33     17
                      N 20  NW 10  NW 15   W 30   W 40 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     44     34     48     31     34
                     NE  5  NE 10  NW  5   W 15   W 15 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     47     37     48     33     39
                      E  5  NE 10   E  5  NW  5   W 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...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 3500 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
2500 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 3500 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 6500 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 5500 feet. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
4500 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
4000 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
3500 feet. 

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

    12-13-2017
    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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
     12 12   500    40    25     5     9   284     0     0     0    50     0
     12 12   600    40    28     6    10   267     0     0     0    50     0
     12 12   700    41    25     7     9   256     0     0     0    50     0
     12 12   800    41    27     7    11   279     0     0    -0    50     3
     12 12   900    42    26     8    13   271     0     0     0    50    29
     12 12  1000    43    27     8    15   271     0     0    -0    49   116
     12 12  1100    45    29     8    13   273     0     0    -0    49   217
     12 12  1200    44    39     9    13   265     0     0    -0    49   256
     12 12  1300    43    42     9    13   263     0     0    -0    49   190
     12 12  1400    42    51     7    11   262     0     0    -0    49   121
     12 12  1500    42    54     7    11   270     0     0    -0    49    76
     12 12  1600    41    54     6     9   282     0     0     0    49    39
     12 12  1700    40    60     6    11   279     0     0     0    50     3
     12 12  1800    40    64     4     9   285     0     0     0    49     0
     12 12  1900    40    78     0     4   345     0     0     0    50     0
     12 12  2000    40    81     0     3    11     0     0     0    49     0
     12 12  2100    41    83     0     1    50     0     0     0    49     0
     12 12  2200    41    81     0     2    47     0     0     0    49     0
     12 12  2300    40    79     2     5   269     0     0     0    49     0
     12 13     0    40    66     0     2   338     0     0    -0    49     0
     12 13   100    39    69     0     4     0     0     0     0    49     0
     12 13   200    40    73     1     6    83     0     0     0    49     0
     12 13   300    39    75     3     6    58     0     0     0    49     0
     12 13   400    39    75     2     4    52     0     0    -0    49     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
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          12-13-2017
          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 12    500     30     18     38     49     60    269      0
            12 12    600     29     25     35     50     58    271      0
            12 12    700     31     28     21     41     64    276      0
            12 12    800     29     88     23     46     61    273      5
            12 12    900     30     67     24     39     54    276     40
            12 12   1000     31     57     26     41     60    271     79
            12 12   1100     31     62     30     45     63    266    256
            12 12   1200     29     68     12     24     42    276    344
            12 12   1300     35     69      3      9     18    276    328
            12 12   1400     38     63      1     12     36    280    133
            12 12   1500     37     68      6     16     30    274    100
            12 12   1600     39     63      2     10     24    277     43
            12 12   1700     40     58      2      7     21    282      7
            12 12   1800     40     59      4     11     25    270      0
            12 12   1900     37     66      2     11     20    282      0
            12 12   2000     39     61      5     14     24    271      0
            12 12   2100     38     59      7     15     31    281      0
            12 12   2200     37     61      6     18     31    277      0
            12 12   2300     33     89     14     30     46    272      0
            12 13      0     32     84      6     22     45    272      0
            12 13    100     32     89      7     16     34    280      0
            12 13    200     31     93      5     14     27    280      0
            12 13    300     35     67      2     12     27    225      0
            12 13    400     35     59      4     14     33    219      0





















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