Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
400 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE LOSES ITS GRIP OVER THE REGION TODAY
AND TONIGHT. A FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL CLIP THE CENTRAL
IDAHO MOUNTAINS SATURDAY. LIGHT SNOW WITH GENERALLY LESS THAN AN
INCH OF ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ANOTHER
STRONGER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE FOR SUNDAY WITH A MUCH
BETTER POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS THE REGION...EVEN
DOWN TO THE WOOD RIVER VALLEY FLOOR.

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               42             29             34
WIND                   W AROUND 8    SW AROUND 7    W AROUND 13
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.00
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            0.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             15             15

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               40             24             30
WIND                   W AROUND 9    SW AROUND 8    W AROUND 15
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.02
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            0.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             30             30

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

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 0.0


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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               41             26             31
WIND                  W AROUND 13    W AROUND 14    W AROUND 22
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.01
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            0.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             15             25

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

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               43             24             36
WIND                   S AROUND 5     S AROUND 3    SW AROUND 8
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.02
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.1            0.3
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             35             35

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

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               45             26             31
WIND                   W AROUND 7     W AROUND 8    W AROUND 10
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.01
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            0.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                 5             25             30

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

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           NONE           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         38 TO 48       19 TO 25       35 TO 43
WIND                  N AROUND 14     E AROUND 8    W AROUND 14
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE           NONE           NONE

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         40 TO 50       20 TO 30       34 TO 44
WIND                    W 3 TO 13    SW AROUND 9      W 7 TO 17
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE          TRACE          TRACE

$$



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