Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
318 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.DISCUSSION...A weak storm has weakened even more overnight and is
now expected to deliver little in the way of snowfall at elevation
today or tonight. Another storm is expected to arrive Thursday and
continue into Friday morning; this one will bring much more
moisture and wind. Temperatures will continue mild until Friday
after the next storm passes.

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               29             20             31
Max Wind               SE 15 G 22      W 14 G 21      W 12 G 19
QPF                          0.01           None           None
Snow amount                   0.1           None           None
Precip prob (%)                20             15             10
Snow level (ft)              5800           5300           4900

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

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               36             18             33
Max Wind                S 22 G 31      W 18 G 25     SW 19 G 28
QPF                          0.02           0.02           None
Snow amount                   0.2            0.2           None
Precip prob (%)                40             30             10
Snow level (ft)              6200           5500           5200

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

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


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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               31             23             32
Max Wind                S 17 G 24     NW 10 G 14      W 15 G 22
QPF                          0.01           None           None
Snow amount                   0.1           None           None
Precip prob (%)                30             10              5
Snow level (ft)              4900           5000           4600

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

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               35             16             35
Max Wind               SE 15 G 22      W 13 G 20      S 13 G 20
QPF                          0.02           0.01           None
Snow amount                   0.1            0.1           None
Precip prob (%)                40             30             10
Snow level (ft)              6000           5000           5300

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             12              6              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              5              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp               31             20             32
Max Wind                S 15 G 22      NW 7 G 11      W 12 G 19
QPF                          0.01           None           None
Snow amount                   0.1           None           None
Precip prob (%)                30             10              5
Snow level (ft)              5400           5400           4800

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN              7              0              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              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...   Wednesday...

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type               SHOWERS           NONE           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         38 to 47       17 to 23       38 to 44
Wind                   NE 10 G 14        N 5 G 9        N 5 G 9
Snow amount                 TRACE           NONE           NONE

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

Cloud cover                 pcldy          pcldy          pcldy
Precip type               SHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS           NONE
Max/Min/Max temp         33 to 43       13 to 21       32 to 42
Wind                 NE 7-17 G 24      N 14 G 21      N 14 G 21
Snow amount                 TRACE          TRACE           NONE

$$

Messick


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