Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
424 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

.DISCUSSION...THE SAWTOOTH WILL CONTINUE TO BE AFFECTED BY THE
PACIFIC STORM THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT A BRIEF BREAK IN HEAVY
PRECIPIATION THIS MORNING BUT SHOULD CONTINUE AND AGAIN INCREASE
IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND PRECIPIATION
SHOULD TAPER OFF. SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY WITH LIGHTER
ACCUMULATIONS. THERE WILL BE SOME STRONG WEST WINDS AS WELL WITH
THIS SYSTEM.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             23             23
WIND                   W AROUND 18     W AROUND 19     W AROUND 23
QPF                          0.18           0.22           0.09
SNOW AMOUNT                   3.7            4.4            2.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                85             85             45

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             30             50             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             20             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              5              5

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             20             20
WIND                  W AROUND 19   SW AROUND 19     W AROUND 20
QPF                          0.30           0.39           0.15
SNOW AMOUNT                   4.8            6.4            2.7
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             75

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             55             80             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             15             40             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              5

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 13.7


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               24             19             21
WIND                  W AROUND 24    W AROUND 23    W AROUND 26
QPF                          0.37           0.64           0.29
SNOW AMOUNT                   5.4            8.8            4.0
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             90

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             65             90             60
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             25             65             25
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             25              5

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               28             25             25
WIND                   S AROUND 7    SE AROUND 9    SE AROUND 7
QPF                          0.33           0.43           0.16
SNOW AMOUNT                   5.0            6.9            3.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                95             95             75

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             60             80             30
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             30             45             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             10             15              5

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               25             21             24
WIND                  W AROUND 16   SW AROUND 14    W AROUND 18
QPF                          0.30           0.51           0.22
SNOW AMOUNT                   4.3            6.9            3.1
PRECIP PROB (%)               100            100             90

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             55             85             45
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             15             55             15
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             15              5

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         34 TO 38       23 TO 29       33 TO 37
WIND                  W AROUND 10      S 2 TO 12     W AROUND 9
SNOW AMOUNT                   1-3       AROUND 3         1 TO 2

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         27 TO 37       21 TO 27       25 TO 35
WIND                  W AROUND 12      S 2 TO 12    SW AROUND 9
SNOW AMOUNT                   4-6            3-5            2-4

$$



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