056  
SXUS46 KSEW 291134  
RECSEW  
 
MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
434 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
ANOTHER WARM, DRY DAY IS EXPECTED FOR MOUNT RAINIER  
TODAY. STARTING TONIGHT, A MARINE LAYER WILL ARRIVE OVER LOWER  
ELEVATIONS OF THE PARK, THEN DEEPEN QUITE A BIT ON TUESDAY AND  
WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE, AN UPPER TROUGH AND SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT  
WILL BRING AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW  
THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING. WEAK WEATHER  
DISTURBANCES WILL KEEP CLOUDS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
FORECAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AHEAD.  
 

 
   
IMPACTS
 
STRONG WINDS NEAR THE SUMMIT ON TUESDAY WILL MAKE IT  
DIFFICULT TO MOVE SAFELY AND COULD PRODUCE LOCAL WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS. A HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE IN ALPINE  
TERRAIN...INCLUDING USE OF GPS...IS RECOMMENDED FOR NAVIGATION  
AND CAMPING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW  
LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON  
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND EVENING  
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL  
NEAR 10500 FEET.  
 

 
 
TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.  
 
MON MON TUE TUE WED  
NIGHT NIGHT  
 
SUMMIT (14411 FT) 18 19 20 20 21  
SW 20 SW 20 S 40 SW 35 SW 15  
 
CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 41 43 40 34 35  
S 15 S 20 SE 25 SW 15 SW 10  
 
PARADISE (5420 FT) 74 56 65 41 56  
E 10 NE 5 N 5 W 10 W 5  
 
LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 80 56 70 46 63  
CALM CALM CALM CALM 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
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL  
NEAR 9500 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR  
8500 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL  
NEAR 8500 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR  
8000 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW  
LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL  
NEAR 7500 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR  
7500 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.  
 

 
 
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