Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
258 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE MAJOR COLD FRONT HAS PUSHED THROUGH AND LEFT
QUITE A BIT OF SNOW. THE WIND WILL CONTINUE STRONG AND FROM THE
NORTH FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN START TO TAPER OFF FOR FRIDAY.
THE NEXT STORM IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT...BRINGING AT LEAST
MODERATE AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND STRONG WIND AGAIN. IT IS ARRIVING SO
QUICKLY AFTER THIS STORM DEPARTS THAT NOT MUCH OF A WARM UP WILL
OCCUR.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               15              5             12
WIND                  N AROUND 32    N AROUND 29    N AROUND 20
QPF                          0.06           0.01           NONE
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.9            0.2           NONE
PRECIP PROB (%)                46             26             10


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               17              0             12
WIND                   N 21 TO 31     N 19 TO 29      N 8 TO 18
QPF                          0.09           0.00           NONE
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.6            0.1           NONE
PRECIP PROB (%)                54             30             11


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

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               18              3             18
WIND                  N AROUND 21    N AROUND 14    NW AROUND 8
QPF                          0.01           0.00           NONE
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.2            0.0           NONE
PRECIP PROB (%)                39             22              9


...SAWTOOTH (10000 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      FRIDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19              5             16
WIND                  N AROUND 20   NE AROUND 18   NE AROUND 13
QPF                          0.12           0.00           NONE
SNOW AMOUNT                   1.8            0.0           NONE
PRECIP PROB (%)                53             29             13


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         26 TO 32        2 TO 12       17 TO 23
WIND                   N 16 TO 26     N 13 TO 23      N 8 TO 18
SNOW AMOUNT                1 TO 2          TRACE           NONE


...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      FRIDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         20 TO 30        -2 TO 8       14 TO 24
WIND                   N 25 TO 35     N 20 TO 30     N 11 TO 21
SNOW AMOUNT              AROUND 4          TRACE           NONE


$$

MESSICK




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