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SXUS46 KSEW 232251  
RECSEW  
 
MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
351 PM PDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A SERIES OF VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL BRING WET  
AND WINDY WEATHER ALONG WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT REBUILDS OVER THE REGION EARLY NEXT  
WEEK FOR A RETURN OF DRY AND WARMER WEATHER.  
 

 
   
IMPACTS
 
STRONG WINDS AT AND ABOVE 10,000 FEET THIS WEEK 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.  
 

 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT  
TIMES IN THE EVENING. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR PARADISE. SNOW  
LEVEL NEAR 8500 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR  
PARADISE. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION  
NEAR PARADISE. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 7500 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8000 FEET.  
 

 
 
TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.  
 
WED THU THU FRI  
NIGHT NIGHT  
 
SUMMIT (14411 FT) 9 7 13 12  
W 60 W 40 W 40 W 70  
 
CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 25 23 25 26  
W 40 W 35 SW 30 W 45  
 
PARADISE (5420 FT) 40 43 41 44  
W 25 W 20 W 25 W 25  
 
LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 47 53 48 54  
W 5 W 10 W 5 SW 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
 
WINDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR  
7000 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9500 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL NEAR  
10500 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15500 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15500 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 16000 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 16000 FEET.  
 

 
 
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