Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
410 AM PST Tue Nov 19 2019
.SYNOPSIS...Upper level trough moving east of the area Tuesday
morning. Upper level ridge building into British Columbia coast
Tuesday afternoon with northerly flow aloft over Western
Washington. Ridge remaining over park through Thursday with the
ridge weakening Friday. A series of weather systems will move
through Western Washington this weekend into early next week.
.IMPACTS...Strong winds near the summit will make it difficult to
move safely and could produce local whiteout conditions Tuesday
night and Wednesday. A high level of skill and experience in
alpine terrain, including use of GPS, is recommended for
navigation and camping in these conditions.
.TUESDAY...Showers in the morning, then partly sunny with a
slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation near
Paradise up to 2 inches. Snow level near 4500 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level near 4000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 6000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Freezing level lowering to near
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level rising to 7000 feet.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Tue Tue Wed Wed Thu
Summit (14411 FT) 4 7 11 16 15
N 20 N 40 N 45 E 15 S 15
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 18 23 28 33 34
NW 15 NE 20 NE 25 E 10 SW 5
Paradise (5420 FT) 37 28 41 25 44
E 5 N 5 NE 15 E 20 E 10
Longmire (2760 FT) 43 35 46 33 48
SE 5 NE 5 Calm NE 5 S 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 3500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 4000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 4000 feet.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level near 5000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow
in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Snow level near 4500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 3000 feet.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then
a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow level near