Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
313 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Saturday will be dry with high pressure aloft for
Mount Rainier National Park. A weak upper trough will move over
the area on Sunday. High pressure aloft will rebuild over the area
Monday and Tuesday with low level offshore flow developing for
warmer weather. An upper trough and onshore flow will bring cooler
weather Wednesday and Thursday with a few showers on Thursday.
Smoke will likely return to the region Sunday and linger into the
middle of next week.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight
chance of thunderstorms and snow showers in the afternoon. Areas
of smoke in the afternoon. Snow level near 10500 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
and showers in the evening. Areas of smoke in the evening, then
smoke after midnight. Snow level near 11500 feet.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Smoke through the day. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level near 11000 feet.
Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.
Sat Sat Sun Sun Mon
Summit (14411 FT) 30 28 24 22 23
W 10 SW 10 S 5 N 10 NE 20
Camp Muir(10188 FT) 45 45 43 44 44
SE 5 SE 10 SE 10 NE 15 NE 10
Paradise (5420 FT) 73 55 75 57 77
W 5 NE 5 W 5 NE 5 E 5
Longmire (2760 FT) 81 56 83 57 84
Calm Calm Calm Calm Calm
++ 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...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of
thunderstorms and showers. Smoke. Snow level near 11500 feet.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Smoke. Freezing level near 14000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Smoke. Freezing level near
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of thunderstorms and
showers in the afternoon. Snow level near 10500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. Freezing level near 13500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Freezing level near 13000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Freezing level near 12500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny in the morning then becoming sunny.
Freezing level near 12500 feet.