Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
313 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...A SLOW-MOVING STORM IN NORTHERN UTAH WILL KEEP
NORTHERLY WINDS GOING, BUT THE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS SHOULD
DECREASE SUBSTANTIALLY. THE SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF NEARLY
COMPLETELY FOR TUESDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL RE-DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AS A WEAK LOW MOVES IN FROM THE NORTH. TEMPERATURES WILL
BECOME MUCH COLDER BY MID-WEEK.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             10             19
WIND                 NE AROUND 13    N AROUND 17    N AROUND 20
QPF                          0.06           0.03           0.00
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.9            0.6            0.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                50             40             30

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             28             20              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             10              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              0

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19              6             15
WIND                  E AROUND 12    N AROUND 21   NE AROUND 20
QPF                          0.19           0.12           0.04
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.7            2.1            0.6
PRECIP PROB (%)                65             50             25

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             55             40             14
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             35             25             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             20             15              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             10              5              5

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 1.7


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               18             10             15
WIND                   E AROUND 9    N AROUND 17    N AROUND 13
QPF                          0.16           0.06           0.01
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.4            0.6            0.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                90             50             25

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             64             26              7
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             30             20              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             10              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              0

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               24              8             20
WIND                   E AROUND 8    N AROUND 12    NE AROUND 9
QPF                          0.04           0.03           0.00
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.5            0.5            0.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                55             50             25

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21             21              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             10              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19              9             15
WIND                  NE AROUND 7    N AROUND 16    N AROUND 15
QPF                          0.09           0.03           0.00
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.8            0.4            0.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                85             45             20

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             49             16              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             10              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         28 TO 30        9 TO 15       23 TO 25
WIND                   N AROUND 9     N AROUND 9      N 5 TO 15
SNOW AMOUNT                1 TO 2         1 TO 2          TRACE

...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...     TUESDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         24 TO 28        6 TO 12       19 TO 24
WIND                    N 3 TO 13      N 6 TO 16     N 10 TO 20
SNOW AMOUNT                   2-4            1-3         1 TO 2

$$


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