Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
423 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...A Cold front will sweep from Northwest to Southeast
across the region today, bringing isolated Snow Showers and a
sharp increase in Northerly winds in its wake tonight. A return
to Inversion conditions redevelops later Thursday through Friday
before a second cold front returns late Friday into Saturday with
another round of Snow Showers and an increase in winds.

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy         mclear         mclear
Precip type                  NONE           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               40             22             33
Wind                   NW around 13    N around 25   NW around 12
QPF                          None           None           None
Snow amount                  None           None           None
Precip prob (%)                10              0              0
Snow level (ft)              5100           6100           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

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               39             19             38
Wind                 NW around 15    N around 22    N around 12
QPF                          0.00           None           None
Snow amount                   0.0           None           None
Precip prob (%)                15              5              0
Snow level (ft)              5100           6300           6200

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

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


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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type                  NONE           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               42             33             37
Wind                 NW around 40    N around 45    NW around 30
QPF                          None           None           None
Snow amount                  None           None           None
Precip prob (%)                10              0              5
Snow level (ft)              4400           4300           4100

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         mclear
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               35             16             33
Wind                  SW around 7     N around 13    SE around 8
QPF                          0.00           None           None
Snow amount                   0.0           None           None
Precip prob (%)                15              5              0
Snow level (ft)              5000           6300           6200

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

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type                  NONE           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               44             28             36
Wind                  NW around 9    N around 14    NW around 6
QPF                          None           None           None
Snow amount                  None           None           None
Precip prob (%)                15              0              5
Snow level (ft)              5400           4800           4700

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

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type                  NONE           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         35 to 43       12 to 21       35 to 40
Wind                 NW around 10    N around 13   NW around 12
Snow amount                  NONE           NONE           NONE

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         mclear
Precip type                  NONE           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         39 to 45       13 to 23       34 to 41
Wind                  NW 10 to 20     N 12 to 22   NW around 13
Snow amount                  NONE           NONE           NONE

$$



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