Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
414 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT LINGERING LIGHT SNOW TODAY. A WEAK TROUGH
MOVES THROUGH THIS EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING BRINGING 2 TO 4
INCHES OF SNOW IN SOUTH SOUTHWEST FLOW. MODELS ARE SHOWING HIGHER
AMOUNTS WILL BE ALONG BLAINE AND CUSTER COUNTY LINES PARTICULARLY
IN THE PIONEER MOUNTAINS. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. EXPECT 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH BREEZY TO MODERATE WIND.

**********SAWTOOTH RECREATION AREA FORECAST**********
...BALD MTN (9145 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               22             17             23
WIND                  SW AROUND 6   SE AROUND 10    SW AROUND 7
QPF                          0.02           0.17           0.05
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            2.2            0.8
PRECIP PROB (%)                55             65             30

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             11             66             15
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             15             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

...TITUS PEAK (10079 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               20             15             20
WIND                   S AROUND 9   SE AROUND 14    SW AROUND 8
QPF                          0.02           0.07           0.05
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            1.2            1.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                55             55             40

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             10             32             23
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             15             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 4.4


...SOLDIER MTN (9495 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19             17             20
WIND                  S AROUND 13   SE AROUND 18    SW AROUND 9
QPF                          0.05           0.19           0.07
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.6            2.4            0.9
PRECIP PROB (%)                75             75             40

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             13             69             29
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             40             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             20             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

...SAWTOOTH (7775 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26             15             25
WIND                  SE AROUND 5    SE AROUND 8     S AROUND 3
QPF                          0.01           0.04           0.05
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.2            0.7            1.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                45             45             45

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0             21             24
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0             10             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

...VIENNA MINE (8960 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19             15             21
WIND                  S AROUND 12   SE AROUND 14    SW AROUND 8
QPF                          0.02           0.08           0.08
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            0.9            0.8
PRECIP PROB (%)                50             50             45

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7             34             30
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             20             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

$$
**********SUN VALLEY AREA FORECAST**********
...VALLEYS TO 6500 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         27 TO 30       14 TO 19       28 TO 30
WIND                   N AROUND 7    SE AROUND 9    SW AROUND 7
SNOW AMOUNT           LESS THAN 1   AROUND 1 TO 2     AROUND 1

...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         23 TO 29       13 TO 19       24 TO 31
WIND                  SW AROUND 7   SE AROUND 10    SW AROUND 7
SNOW AMOUNT           LESS THAN 1       AROUND 2         1 TO 2

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