Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
320 AM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...Increasing cloud cover as the day goes on today
with snow expected to fall by evening. Snow totals through
Tuesday will range from 3 to 6 inches on the mountains with
even a dusting of snow possible at Sun Valley. It is more likely
to be a mixture of rain and snow at these lower elevations.

**********SAWTOOTH RECREATION AREA FORECAST**********
...Bald Mtn (9145 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               34             26             32
Wind                  NW around 6     S around 8     S around 3
QPF                          0.02           0.07           0.18
Snow amount                   0.2            1.1            2.6
Precip prob (%)                20             70             60
Snow level (ft)              5100           5800           5900

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             10             35             51
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             10             35
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             20
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0             10

...Titus Peak (10079 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               29             22             27
Wind                   W around 6    S around 13     S around 7
QPF                          0.03           0.14           0.24
Snow amount                   0.5            2.2            3.8
Precip prob (%)                45             80             70
Snow level (ft)              5400           6100           5900

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             17             61             63
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             25             45
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             25
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0             10

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 0.0


...Soldier Mtn (9495 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               30             23             30
Wind                 NW around 13    S around 14     W around 9
QPF                          0.04           0.18           0.16
Snow amount                   0.5            2.2            2.0
Precip prob (%)                55             70             70
Snow level (ft)              5300           5900           5800

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21             57             58
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             35             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             20             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

...Sawtooth (7775 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               43             27             39
Wind                   S around 3     S around 7     S around 5
QPF                          0.03           0.13           0.20
Snow amount                   0.0            1.9            1.9
Precip prob (%)                35             70             70
Snow level (ft)              4900           6000           5700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             16             53             61
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             25             40
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             20
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

...Vienna Mine (8960 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               32             23             30
Wind                   W around 5    S around 10    SW around 6
QPF                          0.04           0.15           0.21
Snow amount                   0.5            1.9            2.6
Precip prob (%)                50             75             75
Snow level (ft)              5400           5900           5800

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21             61             65
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             30             40
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             20
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

$$
**********SUN VALLEY AREA FORECAST**********
...valleys to 6500 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW      SNOW/RAIN     SNOW/RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         44 to 49       30 to 33       42 to 46
Wind                   N around 9    SE around 7     E around 3
Snow amount                 TRACE         1 to 2         1 to 2

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Monday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         36 to 46       27 to 30       35 to 44
Wind                   N around 8     S around 7    SE around 5
Snow amount                 TRACE       around 2            1-3

$$


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