Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
316 AM PDT Sat Sep 21 2019
.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will keep conditions dry Saturday with
clouds increasing overnight. A cold front will spread rain
through the area on Sunday. Wet and showery weather will continue
through early next week with temperatures trending below normal.
.IMPACTS...Strong winds near the summit Monday 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.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 11000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 10000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then showers in the
afternoon. No snow accumulation near Paradise. Snow level near
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of showers. Snow level near 7500 feet.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Freezing level near 7500 feet increasing
to 10000 feet in the afternoon.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Sat Sat Sun Sun Mon
Summit (14411 FT) 23 19 15 18 26
NW 20 SW 35 SW 25 NW 25 NW 40
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 40 36 29 31 36
NW 15 W 15 SW 25 NW 20 NW 30
Paradise (5420 FT) 54 42 47 38 47
SW 5 W 5 SW 10 W 10 W 10
Longmire (2760 FT) 61 48 55 44 55
SW 5 E 5 SE 5 W 5 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 11500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Snow level near
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 7000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Snow
level near 7000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 7500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Snow level
near 5500 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow
level near 5000 feet.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Snow level near