Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
406 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...Dry northerly flow will be in place today. An
approaching trough will cause winds to gradually shift
southwesterly by Sunday and increase in speeds. Snow showers are
expected to develop by Sunday afternoon with periods of snow
showers continuing through early week.

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  NONE    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               16              5             17
Wind                 NW around 15    W around 14     SW around 7
QPF                          None           0.00           0.06
Snow amount                  None            0.0            1.1
Precip prob (%)                15             25             70
Snow level (ft)               300            400            700

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

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               11              2             13
Wind                 NW around 16   NW around 15    SW around 13
QPF                          0.01           0.03           0.10
Snow amount                   0.2            0.6            1.9
Precip prob (%)                20             35             80
Snow level (ft)               400            400           1100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7             12             43
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             10             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 3.1


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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type                  NONE    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               12              4             14
Wind                 NW around 22   W around 26     SW around 16
QPF                          None           0.00           0.09
Snow amount                  None            0.1            2.1
Precip prob (%)                10             30             70
Snow level (ft)               600            600            500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              0              0             37
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               19              8             21
Wind                  SW around 6    W around 16     S around 13
QPF                          0.01           0.03           0.08
Snow amount                   0.4            0.6            1.5
Precip prob (%)                20             35             70
Snow level (ft)               500            500           1300

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7             13             34
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             10             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              5              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               12              1             15
Wind                 NW around 12    NW around 11     SW around 16
QPF                          0.01           0.01           0.09
Snow amount                   0.2            0.4            2.0
Precip prob (%)                15             30             70
Snow level (ft)               600            500            500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7              7             39
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              5             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         24 to 29         3 to 9       25 to 30
Wind                 NW around 15    W around 16   NW around 10
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE         1 to 2

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...      Sunday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy         cloudy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         18 to 28         1 to 9       20 to 30
Wind                 NW around 14    W around 17     W around 9
Snow amount                 TRACE         1 to 2       around 2

$$


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