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Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
323 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG SYSTEM WILL GIVE AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN AND
WINDY CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COOL UPPER LEVEL
WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND
GIVING LOWER SNOW LEVELS AND MORE SHOWERY WEATHER ALONG WITH
OCCASIONALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS.

&&

.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.

&&

.TUESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR
PARADISE UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 1 TO 5 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET. 
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3500 FEET. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       TUE    WED    WED    THU  
                     NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     12      6      1     -3
                     SW 60  SW 60  SW 35  SW 25 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     28     24     18     12
                     SW 65  SW 60  SW 20  SW 20 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     33     38     30     32
                      W 10  SW 25   W 15   W 15 

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     38     42     36     40
                     NE 15  SE  5   N  5  NE  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...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

    1-17-2017
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Jan 2017: Precip gage out for repair 

     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 16  2100    41    49     9    18   267     0     0     0   104     0
      1 16  2200    41    51     6    13   251     0     0     0   103     0
      1 16  2300    40    57     4     9   235     0     0     0   102     0
      1 17     0    40    50     3     5   269     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   100    40    53     5    11   276     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   200    40    51     9    13   269     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   300    41    49    13    21   265     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   400    40    47    15    23   262     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   500    39    56    16    29   355     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   600    37    92    16    26    11     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   700    39    87    13    21   268     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   800    37    83    10    18   264     0     0     0   103     0
      1 17   900    38    82     8    19   253     0     0     0   103     4
      1 17  1000    38    86     2     5   220     0     0     0   102    25
      1 17  1100    39    83     5    13   184     0     0     0   102    56
      1 17  1200    39    88    10    18   284     0     0     0   102    49
      1 17  1300    39    92    10    18   281     0     0     0   101    28
      1 17  1400    38    96     9    17   282     0     0     0   101    18
      1 17  1500    37    97    12    29   275     0     0     0   101    10
      1 17  1600    38    94     7    21   272     0     0     0   100     6
      1 17  1700    38    95     9    25   292     0     0     0   101     0
      1 17  1800    37    96     9    19   291     0     0     0   100     0
      1 17  1900    36    96    11    22   283     0     0     0   100     0
      1 17  2000    35    97    11    18   283     0     0     0   101     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
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                                                               0













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          1-17-2017
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             1 16   2100     29    100     26     35     45    300      0
             1 16   2200     30    100     21     31     40    300      0
             1 16   2300     31    100     17     25     31    300      0
             1 17      0     31    100     19     23     28    300      0
             1 17    100     30    100     11     17     22    300      0
             1 17    200     30    100      8     13     17    300      0
             1 17    300     29    100      6     11     15    300      0
             1 17    400     22     99      7     10     13    300      0
             1 17    500     26    100      6     10     13    300      0
             1 17    600     25    100      6     10     13    300      0
             1 17    700     24    100      4      7     12    300      0
             1 17    800     23     99      0      0      5    300      0
             1 17    900     25    100      0      0      0    300     10
             1 17   1000     25    100      0      0      0    300     44
             1 17   1100     25    100      0      0      0    300    119
             1 17   1200     25    100      0      0      0    300     76
             1 17   1300     25    100      0      0      0    300     56
             1 17   1400     25    100      0      0      0    300     48
             1 17   1500     24    100      0      0      0    300     26
             1 17   1600     25    100      0      0      0    300     16
             1 17   1700     24     99      0      0      0    300      4
             1 17   1800     24     99      0      0      0    300      0
             1 17   1900     24     99      0      0      0    300      0
             1 17   2000     23     99      0      0      0    300      0





















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