Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
335 AM PDT Sun Mar 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Upper level low pressure over the Pacific Northwest will
bring scattered light showers to Mount Rainier National Park through
Monday. A weak upper ridge will be over the region Tuesday for mostly
sunny weather. Snow will return Wednesday and Thursday as a system
moves through, with cool showery weather Friday and Saturday.
.SUNDAY...A chance of snow showers in the morning, then showers
likely in the afternoon. Snow level near 2500 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Snow
level near 3000 feet.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. Snow level near 3000 feet in the afternoon. Freezing
level near 3000 feet in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in
the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Snow level near
3000 feet. Freezing level near 3500 feet after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 3500 feet increasing to
4500 feet in the afternoon.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Sun Sun Mon Mon Tue
Summit (14411 FT) -9 -8 -5 -3 -1
SE 10 SW 5 SW 5 SW 15 SW 5
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 8 9 11 13 14
W 5 W 5 W 5 W 10 SW 5
Paradise (5420 FT) 34 23 36 23 42
W 10 NW 10 W 5 NW 5 NW 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 43 31 45 30 51
SW 5 NW 5 W 5 N 5 SW 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy
with a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow level near
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near
.THURSDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 5000 feet
decreasing to 2500 feet in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers.