Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
400 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAY FALL DURING THE DAY TODAY WITH
LESS THAN AN INCH EXPECTED SHOULD ANY FALL. OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
THE BEGINNINGS OF A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES BEGIN TO MOVE THROUGH
OUR AREA, CREATING BETTER CHANCES SNOW UNTIL MONDAY. GREATEST
LIKELIHOODS FOR SNOW EXPECTED EARLY SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
WITH 3-5 INCHES FORECAST AND 6-7 INCHES POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
EXPECT PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY, WIND SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 20MPH
AND BLOWING SNOW.

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               33             24             35
WIND                  W AROUND 14   NW AROUND 10   NW AROUND 10
QPF                          0.00           0.03           0.03
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.0            0.3            0.3
PRECIP PROB (%)                25             30             30

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0             10             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               29             21             30
WIND                  W AROUND 21   NW AROUND 15    W AROUND 16
QPF                          0.03           0.07           0.12
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            0.8            1.3
PRECIP PROB (%)                55             90             95

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              0

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 0.0


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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               29             23             33
WIND                  W AROUND 23   NW AROUND 25   NW AROUND 30
QPF                          0.01           0.07           0.07
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.2            0.8            1.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                25             70             80

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5             10             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

...SAWTOOTH (7775 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      SUNDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOWSHOWERS           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               34             23             36
WIND                 SW AROUND 12     W AROUND 8     S AROUND 8
QPF                          0.05           0.12           0.16
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.4            1.2            1.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                55             90             80

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             15             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              5

...VIENNA MINE (8960 FT)...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      SUNDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               29             22             33
WIND                  W AROUND 12   NW AROUND 13   NW AROUND 13
QPF                          0.02           0.07           0.13
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            1.0            1.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                45             90             80

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              5              5             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                MCLEAR          MCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         35 TO 41       19 TO 25       37 TO 43
WIND                    W 5 TO 15      W 6 TO 16    W AROUND 13
SNOW AMOUNT                     0          TRACE          TRACE

...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      SUNDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY         CLOUDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         33 TO 41       17 TO 27       36 TO 44
WIND                   W 11 TO 21      W 5 TO 15      W 6 TO 16
SNOW AMOUNT                     0         1 TO 2       AROUND 2

$$


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