Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
415 AM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...Expect light, lingering rain mainly this morning
with an exiting wave of moisture. High pressure will continue to
build today bringing well above normal temperatures and high snow
levels. Another weak wave of moisture moves through Thanksgiving
day into Friday morning. Snow levels will start high and
eventually drop to 6500 to 7000 feet by Friday morning. Around 1
to 3 inches of snow is expected, with the most Western slopes
receiving the most.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           NONE          RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               40             35             42
Wind                   W around 20     WSW around 15   SW around 20
QPF                         TRACE          0.00           0.01
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                25             15             50
Snow level (ft)             10500          10300           9700

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

...Titus Peak (10079 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...Thanksgiving Day...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           NONE          RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               38             32             38
Wind                  W around 25   WSW around 15   SW around 25
QPF                          0.03           0.00           0.05
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.2
Precip prob (%)                45             25             80
Snow level (ft)             10400          10300           9700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             21              0             16
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10              0             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 1.1


...Soldier Mtn (9495 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...Thanksgiving Day...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN        NONE       SHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               42             37             41
Wind                  WNW around 50    WSW around 15    SW around 25
QPF                          0.03           0.00           0.04
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                35             20             55
Snow level (ft)             10700          10600           9700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             19              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10              0             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              5

...Sawtooth (7775 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...Thanksgiving Day...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN          NONE          RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp               42             34             44
Wind                  W around 10     S around 7    SW around 10
QPF                          0.09           0.00           0.09
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                60             25             95
Snow level (ft)             10300          10100           9500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             40              0             27
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10              0             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              5

...Vienna Mine (8960 ft)...
                         Today...     Tonight...Thanksgiving Day...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN           NONE       SHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               43             36             41
Wind                  W around 25   SW around 15   SW around 26
QPF                          0.08           0.00           0.07
Snow amount                   0.0            0.0            0.0
Precip prob (%)                45             20             75
Snow level (ft)             10500          10400           9600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             33              0             22
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20              0             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  NONE          NONE          RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         47 to 54       33 to 37       48 to 54
Wind                  NW around 7    N around 10    NW around 9
Snow amount                 NONE        NONE          TRACE

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...Thanksgiving Day...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          pcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  RAIN        NONE         RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         43 to 52       31 to 36       44 to 51
Wind                   W around 8     W around 9     W around 9
Snow amount                 TRACE        NONE         TRACE

$$



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