SXUS46 KSEW 200009
Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
409 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Dry and cold northerly flow aloft will prevail over
the region through tonight. A weak disturbance will bring some light
snow to the southwest part of the state Tuesday and Tuesday evening.
Another system will move southward off the coast late Wednesday into
Thursday with a slight chance of snow showers. Another stronger
front will bring rain or snow to the region Friday into the weekend.
.IMPACTS...Strong winds 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 1000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Snow likely in the evening, then mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation
near Paradise around 1 inch.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny.
Freezing level near 1500 feet.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Mon Tue Tue Wed
Summit (14411 FT) -17 -16 -19 -11
NW 40 NW 35 NW 30 NW 30
Camp Muir(10188 FT) -2 0 -1 0
NW 15 W 10 N 10 NW 10
Paradise (5420 FT) 0 19 5 20
N 10 W 10 N 5 NE 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 3 30 9 31
E 5 W 5 NE 5 SE 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Freezing level near 1500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Windy, snow.
.SATURDAY...Breezy. Snow likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.