Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
437 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will give way to a weak cold
front today. Expect very warm temperatures again today before
moderating slightly Friday. Snow levels will start high and
eventually drop to 6000 to 6500 feet by Friday morning. Around 1
to 3 inches of snow is expected, with the most Western slopes
receiving the most.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               42             31             35
Wind                  SW around 15    W around 20   NW around 25
QPF                          0.02           0.09           0.01
Snow amount                   0.0            0.5            0.1
Precip prob (%)                30             55             25
Snow level (ft)              9700           8800           6600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             12             36              7
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             20              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             10              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               40             26             29
Wind                 SW around 25   W around 25    WNW around 30
QPF                          0.10           0.20           0.01
Snow amount                   0.2            2.8            0.2
Precip prob (%)                50            100             35
Snow level (ft)              9700           8700           6200

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             35             95              6
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20             55              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             25              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              0

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 0.0


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               40             26             29
Wind                  W around 30    W around 35    WNW around 50
QPF                          0.10           0.26           0.03
Snow amount                   0.0            1.3            0.2
Precip prob (%)                70             75             25
Snow level (ft)              9900           8800           6400

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             32             70             16
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20             50             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             25              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               45             29             36
Wind                 SW around 12    W around 18     WNW around 20
QPF                          0.13           0.37           0.01
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.2
Precip prob (%)                50             85             30
Snow level (ft)              9600           8400           5800

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             37             91              7
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             25             75              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             15             40              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               41             24             31
Wind                 SW around 30   W around 30    WNW around 35
QPF                          0.14           0.29           0.02
Snow amount                   0.0            1.5            0.2
Precip prob (%)                95             95             30
Snow level (ft)              9800           8700           6200

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             45             90             15
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             25             60             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             15             25              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         47 to 57       30 to 35       43 to 50
Wind                  SW around 9   W around 10   NW around 10
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE          TRACE

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Friday...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          pcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN      SNOW/RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         44 to 53       28 to 33       37 to 45
Wind                  SW around 12    W around 15   WNW around 15
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE          TRACE

$$


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