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SXUS46 KSEW 291213  
RECSEW  
 
MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
413 AM PST SUN JAN 29 2023  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
COOL NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS  
AND BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY. A  
WEAK SYSTEM WILL REACH THE AREA TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY, BUT IS  
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE LITTLE IN THE WAY OF PRECIPITATION. A TURN  
TOWARD UNSETTLED CONDITIONS AND MORE WIDESPREAD LOWLAND RAIN AND  
MOUNTAIN SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE IN THE WEEK.  
 

 
   
IMPACTS
 
STRONG WINDS IN ALPINE REGIONS ON THE MOUNTAIN,  
INCLUDING THE MUIR SNOWFIELD, 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.  
 

 
   
SUNDAY
 
WINDY, SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 500 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1000 FEET INCREASING  
TO 2000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 1500 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.  
 

 
 
TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.  
 
SUN SUN MON MON TUE  
NIGHT NIGHT  
 
SUMMIT (14411 FT) -7 0 2 6 3  
NE 60 N 55 N 45 NW 70 NW 70  
 
CAMP MUIR(10188 FT) 6 14 19 19 18  
NE 45 N 40 NW 25 NW 50 NW 45  
 
PARADISE (5420 FT) 18 8 27 15 28  
NE 15 NW 5 W 5 W 5 W 5  
 
LONGMIRE (2760 FT) 26 14 34 23 34  
E 10 E 5 S 5 NW 5 SW 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
 
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN  
THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW  
LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN  
THE EVENING, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW  
LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.  
 

 
 
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