Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FWUS45 KPIH 211132
SAGPIH

SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
432 AM MST Tue Nov 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure ridging is building into the area
bringing warmer temperatures and brief dry conditions. Another
push of moisture will arrive late this afternoon and continue
into Wednesday morning. Snow will be above 8500 to 9000 feet.
Expect up to .025 inch of precipitation for extreme western
upslope areas.


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               37             37             43
Wind                 NW around 20     SW around 12     W around 20
QPF                          0.00           0.04           0.00
Snow amount                   0.0            0.2            0.0
Precip prob (%)                50             50             25
Snow level (ft)              8500           9000          10000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0             25              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0             10              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               35             35             40
Wind                 NW around 25    SW around 16    W around 25
QPF                          0.03           0.15           0.01
Snow amount                   0.2            0.4            0.0
Precip prob (%)                75             75             35
Snow level (ft)              8500           9000          10000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              5             63              6
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0             40              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0             15              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 3.9


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               36             33             42
Wind                 NW around 50   SW around 14    W around 30
QPF                          0.06           0.17           0.03
Snow amount                   0.1            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                60             60             35
Snow level (ft)              9000          9500            10500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             23             52             16
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             35             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             20              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              5

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               39             38             43
Wind                  NW around 10     SW around 7     W around 8
QPF                          0.02           0.10           0.03
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                75             75             45
Snow level (ft)              8200           9300           9800

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              4             48             16
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0             20              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               37             34             42
Wind                  NW around 25   SW around 15    W around 25
QPF                          0.06           0.16           0.03
Snow amount                   0.1            0.8            0.0
Precip prob (%)                65             70             45
Snow level (ft)              8800          9200           10000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             29             56             21
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             35             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             15              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         42 to 50       35 to 41       49 to 55
Wind                  NW around 8    SW around 8    WNW around 7
Snow amount                 TRACE          NONE          NONE

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...   Wednesday...

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           RAIN           RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         38 to 45       35 to 39       45 to 51
Wind                 NW around 10     WW around 9    WNW around 8
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE          NONE

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.