Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
333 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Upper level ridging with dry northerly flow aloft will 
continue Thursday. A frontal system will arrive from the 
northwest on Friday. A cool upper trough will follow the front for
the weekend into the early part of next week. Low snow levels 
will continue through the period. 

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.IMPACTS...Strong winds on Friday 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.

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.THURSDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 1500 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 2000 feet decreasing to
1000 feet after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the
morning, then snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation near
Paradise of 2 to 6 inches. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Windy. Snow showers likely. Moderate snow
accumulations. 
.SATURDAY...Snow showers likely. Moderate snow accumulations. 

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Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

                       Thu    Thu    Fri    Fri    Sat  
                            Night         Night        

Summit   (14411 FT)    -12     -2     -6    -10    -15
                      N 35  NW 35   W 55   W 50   W 35 

Camp Muir(10188 FT)      2      6      8      2      2
                      N 10   W 20   W 45   W 30  SW 20 

Paradise  (5420 FT)     25     13     25     16     25
                     NE 10  NW 10   W 25  NW 30   W 10 

Longmire  (2760 FT)     35     20     33     24     33
                      N  5  NW  5   N  5  NW 10   W  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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow. 

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