Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
312 PM PST Sat Feb 16 2019
.SYNOPSIS...An upper level trough over the area will move south
Saturday night and Sunday. Northerly flow aloft Sunday through
Monday will give generally cold, but drier conditions to the
area. The ridge will flatten Monday night with a system arriving
from the northwest on Tuesday. Unsettled weather is expected later
Tuesday through the end of the week, with perhaps with a break
between systems on Thursday.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely in the evening, then mostly
cloudy with a chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow
accumulation near Paradise around 1 inch.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Freezing level near the surface.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Sat Sun Sun Mon
Summit (14411 FT) -14 -13 -13 -4
E 5 N 20 NW 25 N 40
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 4 6 4 5
NW 5 N 10 NW 20 NW 15
Paradise (5420 FT) 17 26 14 24
N 5 N 5 NE 5 W 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 24 34 22 34
W 5 W 5 N 5 N 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning,
then snow likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT... Snow.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.