Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FWUS45 KPIH 211018
SAGPIH

SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
318 AM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...A weak disturbance was digging south into the
northern Sierra early this morning with attending mid-level cloud
cover transitioning through the area. A more vigorous system will
follow late tonight bringing a chance of light snowfall to the
Wood River region Thursday.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp                7              1             11
Max Wind                W 13 G 20      S 14 G 21      S 13 G 20
QPF                          0.01           0.06           0.07
Snow amount                   0.4            1.3            1.6
Precip prob (%)                15             35             45
Snow level (ft)                 0            100            600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7             22             29
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             15             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               11             -1             14
Max Wind               SW 12 G 19      S 13 G 20      S 13 G 20
QPF                          0.05           0.10           0.09
Snow amount                   1.1            2.3            2.1
Precip prob (%)                35             55             50
Snow level (ft)               200            300            700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21             39             33
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             20             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 1.9


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp                6              3             10
Max Wind               SW 13 G 20      S 13 G 20      S 14 G 21
QPF                          0.02           0.11           0.08
Snow amount                   0.4            3.0            2.0
Precip prob (%)                25             55             45
Snow level (ft)               100            500            700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             12             41             31
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             25             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               15              3             19
Max Wind                S 10 G 14      S 11 G 18       S 8 G 12
QPF                          0.04           0.04           0.06
Snow amount                   0.9            0.9            1.3
Precip prob (%)                50             40             40
Snow level (ft)               300            500            700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21             20             25
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             10             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               10              2             12
Max Wind               SW 12 G 19      S 14 G 21      S 14 G 21
QPF                          0.02           0.09           0.05
Snow amount                   0.6            2.3            1.2
Precip prob (%)                45             60             55
Snow level (ft)               100            500            700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             11             38             25
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             20             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0             10              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp         22 to 26        3 to 12       26 to 29
Wind                    N 11 G 18      S 13 G 20      E 13 G 20
Snow amount                 TRACE       around 2       around 2

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...    Thursday...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp         13 to 23        -2 to 7       16 to 26
Wind                    W 13 G 20     SE 14 G 21      S 13 G 20
Snow amount                1 to 2       around 2       around 2

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.