Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
320 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...A MODERATE SNOW MAKER OF A STORM IS PASSING THROUGH
TONIGHT AND LEAVING CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON. THE COLD FRONT IS
BRINGING STRONG WIND AS WELL. MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND
THIS STORM, CHILLING TEMPERATURES DOWN ABOUT 10 DEGREES. ANOTHER
COLD STORM ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               25             16             16
WIND                 SW AROUND 16   SW AROUND 18    N AROUND 30
QPF                          0.04           0.19           0.03
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.5            2.7            0.3
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             45


...TITUS PEAK (10079 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...CHRISTMAS DAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               27              9             15
WIND                  SW 14 TO 24     W 15 TO 25     N 19 TO 29
QPF                          0.11           0.28           0.01
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.3            4.2            0.2
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             41


...SOLDIER MTN (9495 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...CHRISTMAS DAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               28             13             19
WIND                 SW AROUND 12   SW AROUND 14    N AROUND 18
QPF                          0.15           0.26           0.01
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.9            3.7            0.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                99             99             34


...SAWTOOTH (10000 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...CHRISTMAS DAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               30             14             20
WIND                 SW AROUND 18    W AROUND 20    N AROUND 18
QPF                          0.11           0.31           0.06
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.0            3.9            0.8
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             50


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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         28 TO 35       16 TO 26       25 TO 33
WIND                   NE 2 TO 12      E 0 TO 10     N 13 TO 23
SNOW AMOUNT                1 TO 2            1-3          TRACE


...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...CHRISTMAS DAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         27 TO 37        8 TO 18       21 TO 31
WIND                   SW 8 TO 18      S 8 TO 18     N 22 TO 32
SNOW AMOUNT                1 TO 2            3-5         1 TO 2


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