Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
324 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...Upper ridge is beginning to weaken across the area,
allowing moisture to stream into the Central Mountains later this
afternoon. A broadening upper disturbance will bring periods of
moderate to heavy snow tonight and tomorrow. Overall snow amounts
will range from 8 to 12 inches over the next 48 hours.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS        SHOWERS          tstms
Max/Min/Max temp               37             30             31
Wind                  W around 10    W around 15   SW around 15
QPF                          0.03           0.28           0.34
Snow amount                   0.1            2.5            3.9
Precip prob (%)                25             95             95
Snow level (ft)              6200           8000           7100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             13             88             91
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             55             65
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5             20             30
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5             10

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS          tstms
Max/Min/Max temp               33             28             28
Wind                  W around 10    W around 15   SW around 13
QPF                          0.08           0.48           0.48
Snow amount                   1.0            5.3            6.4
Precip prob (%)                40             95             95
Snow level (ft)              6600           8000           7100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             28             93             94
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             80             80
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             50             50
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             15             15

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


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW                         tstms
Max/Min/Max temp               34             28             28
Wind                  W around 10    W around 13    SW around 8
QPF                          0.01           0.56           0.45
Snow amount                   0.0            3.0            4.7
Precip prob (%)                30            100            100
Snow level (ft)              6300           8000           6100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7             98             97
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             90             80
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0             55             45
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0             20             10

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type               SHOWERS        SHOWERS          tstms
Max/Min/Max temp               46             33             36
Wind                   S around 3     S around 6     S around 8
QPF                          0.11           0.50           0.44
Snow amount                   0.3            0.0            1.1
Precip prob (%)                45             90             95
Snow level (ft)              6500           7900           7000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             34             90             92
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20             80             75
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             15             50             45
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             20             15

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW                         tstms
Max/Min/Max temp               37             27             30
Wind                   W around 7    SW around 9    SW around 7
QPF                          0.08           0.54           0.35
Snow amount                   0.2            0.2            4.0
Precip prob (%)                40            100            100
Snow level (ft)              6600           7800           6400

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             27             98             96
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             85             70
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             55             30
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             20              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type               SHOWERS        SHOWERS          tstms
Max/Min/Max temp         46 to 52       35 to 40       39 to 44
Wind                  NW around 9     W around 7     S around 7
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE          TRACE

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type               SHOWERS        SHOWERS          tstms
Max/Min/Max temp         40 to 50       31 to 36       33 to 42
Wind                   W around 9    SW around 7     S around 9
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE       around 5

$$



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