Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
426 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...A PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH IDAHO TODAY WITH
1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED AT HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE SAWTOOTH.
A MUCH STRONGER SYSTEM WILL MOVE IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH OVER A
FOOT OF SNOW EXPECTED FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT ABOVE 7500 FEET.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26             18             27
WIND                   W AROUND 6    SW AROUND 6    W AROUND 10
QPF                          0.18           0.01           0.04
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.0            0.1            0.6
PRECIP PROB (%)                77             31             93


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             14             24
WIND                 SW AROUND 10     W AROUND 9     W AROUND 8
QPF                          0.22           0.02           0.09
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.5            0.3            1.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                93             40            100


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               20             16             21
WIND                   S AROUND 8     W AROUND 8     W AROUND 6
QPF                          0.20           0.02           0.09
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.8            0.3            1.2
PRECIP PROB (%)                95             32            100


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               29             19             29
WIND                   S AROUND 6     S AROUND 5    SW AROUND 2
QPF                          0.30           0.02           0.12
SNOW AMOUNT                   2.7            0.3            1.5
PRECIP PROB (%)                90             43            100


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         31 TO 37       18 TO 26       33 TO 39
WIND                  NW AROUND 9    SW AROUND 8     NW 7 TO 17
SNOW AMOUNT              AROUND 2          TRACE          TRACE


...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         27 TO 35       14 TO 24       29 TO 39
WIND                    W 2 TO 12     SW 2 TO 12      W 7 TO 17
SNOW AMOUNT                   2-4         1 TO 2       AROUND 2


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