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Mt Rainier Recreational Forecast MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
336 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BRING SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE 
OF THUNDERSTORMS TO MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK THIS EVENING. 
SHOWERS WILL DECREASE SATURDAY AS THE TROUGH SHIFTS INLAND. 
ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW ON SUNDAY. AFTER SHOWERS 
MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BOTH LOOK WET, WITH THURSDAY SHOWERY
AND FRIDAY DRIER.

&&

.IMPACTS...STORMY WEATHER TONIGHT WILL CREATE DIFFICULT 
MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS NEAR THE SUMMIT...WITH LOCAL BLIZZARD-
LIKE CONDITIONS...STRONG WINDS...AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. A HIGH 
LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN ALPINE TERRAIN, INCLUDING USE OF 
GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR NAVIGATION AND CAMPING IN THESE 
CONDITIONS.

&&

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 2 TO
6 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE 3 TO 8 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. MODERATE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET INCREASING TO 3500 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. 

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN  
                     NIGHT         NIGHT        

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -6     -4      3      3
                     SW 40   W 35   W 25  SW 35 

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     11      7     14     14
                     SW 35   W 25  SW 15   S 30 

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     27     34     24     36
                      W 20   W 20   W  5  SE 10 

LONGMIRE  (2760 FT)     35     44     34     44
                     NW  5   W 10   N  5  SE 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 5000 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET. 
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
3000 FEET. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET. 

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

    3-24-2017
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Feb 2017: Precip gage not fully heating, measurements may be delayed, repairs on-going

     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'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      3 23  2000    29    95     6    13    14     0     0     1   143     0
      3 23  2100    31    96     4    10     5   .02   .02     3   143     0
      3 23  2200    31    97     5    13   344   .02   .04    47   145     0
      3 23  2300    31    97     4     9   326   .02   .06    47   147     0
      3 24     0    31    98     5    16   277   .02   .08     7   148     0
      3 24   100    32    98     4    11   318   .03   .11     7   147     0
      3 24   200    31    98     4     6   294   .02   .13     8   150     0
      3 24   300    31    98     5    10   286   .02   .15     9   151     0
      3 24   400    31    98     6    10   290   .02   .17     9   152     0
      3 24   500    30    98     6    11   259   .02   .19    11   154     0
      3 24   600    31    98     5     9   283   .02   .21    11   154     0
      3 24   700    30    98     7    11   274   .02   .23    11   155     3
      3 24   800    31    96     6     9   267   .02   .25    13   155    16
      3 24   900    31    95     8    13   259   .02   .27    13   155    32
      3 24  1000    33    92     7    10   244   .03    .3    13   155    79
      3 24  1100    33    89     9    14   255   .04   .34    13   154   109
      3 24  1200    33    92    10    17   250   .05   .39    13   153   135
      3 24  1300    31    94     9    13   251   .04   .43    13   153    64
      3 24  1400    30    96    11    22   253   .04   .47    13   153    53
      3 24  1500    30    96    14    21   255   .03    .5     0   153    48
      3 24  1600    30    96    14    22   260   .02   .52     0   153    42
      3 24  1700    30    98    15    23   258   .02   .54     0   153    27
      3 24  1800    30    98    16    23   263   .02   .56     1   153    14


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                             .56














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          3-24-2017
          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'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
             3 23   2000     14     96     18     29     41    259      0
             3 23   2100     15     96     26     36     43    259      0
             3 23   2200     16     97     33     39     50    259      0
             3 23   2300     16     97     32     39     46    259      0
             3 24      0     16     96     34     39     49    259      0
             3 24    100     16     96     33     39     48    259      0
             3 24    200     17     97     35     40     50    259      0
             3 24    300     17     97     34     40     46    259      0
             3 24    400     17     96     34     40     48    259      0
             3 24    500     16     96     31     39     48    259      0
             3 24    600     16     96     31     37     47    259      0
             3 24    700     16     96     36     41     47    259     21
             3 24    800     16     96     32     39     50    259     98
             3 24    900     16     96     30     37     44    259    214
             3 24   1000     19     97     30     40     52    259    478
             3 24   1100     21     96     28     40     52    259    760
             3 24   1200     20     96     23     32     43    259    760
             3 24   1300     18     96     28     36     46    259    689
             3 24   1400     16     95     26     37     51    259    346
             3 24   1500     15     95     32     39     48    259    290
             3 24   1600     14     95     38     48     59    259    196
             3 24   1700     14     95     43     53     64    259     88
             3 24   1800     14     95     45     54     64    259     32






















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