Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
237 PM PDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
A trough of low pressure will slowly move across Central BC
through the weekend. This will bring a few showers and near to
below normal temperatures for Western Washington. The trough will
slide east and high pressure will build in behind it by Sunday and
into early next week. Low level offshore flow will develop by mid
week and produce well above normal temperatures and dry
conditions. 

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.IMPACTS...
Strong winds near the summit 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.

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.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 14500 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. Snow level near 9000 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet. 

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Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Fri    Fri    Sat    Sat    Sun  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)     31     27     26     28     27
                      W 30   W 40   W 45   W 45  NW 45 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)     45     45     42     39     37
                      W 15   W 30   W 30  NW 30  NW 25 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     65     48     57     44     56
                      W 10   W 10   W 15  NW  5  SW  5 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     71     51     62     49     62
                     SW  5   S  5   W 10   W  5   W 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14500 feet. 
.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 15500 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 15500 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 14500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 15000 feet. 

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