Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
323 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...FAIR WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT, BUT
TOMORROW, MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA AND SNOWFALL SHOULD
BEGIN LATE TOMORROW MORNING. THERE WILL LIKELY BE A BREAK IN THE
SNOW FRIDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY INCREASE OVER
YESTERDAY, ESPECIALLY AT THE RIDGETOPS.

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          PCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               24             18             26
WIND                  NW AROUND 6    SW AROUND 6    SW AROUND 7
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.09
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            1.5
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             40             75

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             34
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          PCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26             20             27
WIND                   W AROUND 6     W AROUND 9   SW AROUND 13
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.16
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.1            2.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             55             90

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             58
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             25
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 0.6


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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               29             15             29
WIND                  W AROUND 14    W AROUND 14   SW AROUND 18
QPF                          NONE           0.01           0.31
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.2            3.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                 0             50            100

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             72
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             50
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0             25
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0             10

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          PCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               24             18             28
WIND                  SW AROUND 2    SW AROUND 6     S AROUND 7
QPF                          NONE           0.01           0.17
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.1            2.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             55             80

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             58
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               32             15             29
WIND                   W AROUND 8   SW AROUND 12   SW AROUND 13
QPF                          NONE           0.01           0.17
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.2            1.8
PRECIP PROB (%)                 0             55            100

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             58
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         20 TO 29         4 TO 9       29 TO 33
WIND                   N AROUND 6    SE AROUND 7     S AROUND 6
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE          TRACE         1 TO 2

...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...   WEDNESDAY...

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          PCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         25 TO 32        6 TO 16       28 TO 33
WIND                  NW AROUND 6    SW AROUND 7    SW AROUND 8
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE          TRACE       AROUND 2

$$



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