Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
354 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT SNOW TO CONTINUE TODAY AT HIGH ELEVATIONS
MAINLY THIS MORNING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH IN THE 11 AM
TO 1 PM TIME FRAME. WINDS SHOULD STAY MAINLY WESTERLY WITH MAYBE A
SLIGHT SHIFT TO WEST NORTHWEST TONIGHT. THE WESTERLY FLOW WILL
KEEP MOISTURE HEADING INTO THE REGION AND AFTER A BRIEF BREAK WITH
ONLY LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT. MAY SEE A FEW INCHES AGAIN ON
SUNDAY WITH MORE PACIFIC MOISTURE PUSHING IN ON THE STRONG
WESTERLY FLOW CONTINUING. EXPECT A BIG DROP IN TEMPERATURES BEHIND
THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TODAY AS WELL.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26              9             14
WIND                  SW AROUND 7     W AROUND 8   NW AROUND 10
QPF                          0.19           0.03           0.12
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.4            0.5            2.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                80             30             45

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             40             10             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             20              5             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5             10

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26              7             10
WIND                  W AROUND 12   NW AROUND 15   NW AROUND 14
QPF                          0.28           0.06           0.20
SNOW AMOUNT                   4.1            1.1            3.5
PRECIP PROB (%)                95             45             85

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             65             15             35
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             25             10             20
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5             10

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 11.4


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             11             15
WIND                  W AROUND 25   NW AROUND 24   NW AROUND 18
QPF                          0.38           0.04           0.14
SNOW AMOUNT                   5.3            1.0            2.8
PRECIP PROB (%)               100             35             75

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             80             10             25
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             40              5             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             10              5             10

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               31             13             17
WIND                  SE AROUND 9    NW AROUND 7    SE AROUND 5
QPF                          0.28           0.08           0.20
SNOW AMOUNT                   3.4            1.3            3.7
PRECIP PROB (%)                95             45             70

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             60             15             35
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             25             10             20
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5             10

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               25             11             17
WIND                  W AROUND 14    W AROUND 17    W AROUND 12
QPF                          0.28           0.05           0.14
SNOW AMOUNT                   3.8            1.1            2.6
PRECIP PROB (%)                95             40             80

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             65             10             25
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             25              5             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5             10

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         35 TO 39       10 TO 18       23 TO 28
WIND                  S AROUND 10   SW AROUND 12     NW 8 TO 18
SNOW AMOUNT                   1-3      AROUND  1       AROUND 2

...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      SUNDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         28 TO 38        5 TO 15       16 TO 26
WIND                  S AROUND 10      W 5 TO 15      W 6 TO 16
SNOW AMOUNT                   2-4       AROUND 1       AROUND 3

$$



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