Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
339 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...Very slight chances for snow showers today and
tonight with low to moderate confidence on any mountain seeing
any at all. Highest amounts would be in the 1/2 inch range over
the next 24 hours and that is not necessarily forecast below.
Otherwise, mild conditions through tomorrow with high pressure
forecast until late Thursday.

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               36             24             35
Wind                   W around 7    SW around 6   NW around 12
QPF                          0.01           None           None
Snow amount                   0.2           None           None
Precip prob (%)                30             10              0
Snow level (ft)              6400           5700           5500

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

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               31             19             30
Wind                 SW around 10    SW around 5   NW around 12
QPF                          0.01           0.01           None
Snow amount                   0.2            0.2           None
Precip prob (%)                30             15              0
Snow level (ft)              6300           5700           5600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              6              7              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              5              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 2.0


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               31             21             32
Wind                   W around 7     W around 3   NW around 14
QPF                          0.01           None           None
Snow amount                   0.1           None           None
Precip prob (%)                20             10              0
Snow level (ft)              6400           6000           5700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               46             20             43
Wind                   S around 3    SW around 3    NW around 2
QPF                          0.01           0.01           None
Snow amount                   0.2            0.2           None
Precip prob (%)                35             15              0
Snow level (ft)              6200           5800           5500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              6              7              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              5              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               33             19             34
Wind                  SW around 2    SW around 5    NW around 6
QPF                          0.02           0.01           None
Snow amount                   0.2            0.1           None
Precip prob (%)                20             15              0
Snow level (ft)              6300           5900           5500

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

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type              showers            NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         45 to 51       25 to 32       45 to 49
Wind                  NW around 8    SE around 9   NW around 13
Snow amount                none             NONE           NONE

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         39 to 49       21 to 29       38 to 48
Wind                   W around 7     S around 9   NW around 14
Snow amount                 TRACE           NONE           NONE

$$


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