Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
481
FWUS45 KPIH 271043
SAGPIH

SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
343 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...Occasional light snow will continue through Tuesday.
The bigger story will likely be gusty winds this afternoon, with even
stronger winds forecast Tuesday. Winds today should ramp up in the afternoon
and begin dropping after sunset. For Tuesday, winds should slowly ramp up around
sunrise and ramp up even quicker late in the morning. Gusts will
peak at 30-40mph for many areas, and closer to 45 mph at mid/upper
slopes. Winds will beginning turning northwest late in the afternoon
and continue Tuesday night. Favored areas will likely see gusts persisting
above 30 mph overnight.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               19             12             21
Wind                  W around 14    W around 12    W around 25
QPF                          0.06           0.03           0.06
Snow amount                   1.0            0.6            1.0
Precip prob (%)                60             50             50
Snow level (ft)              1500            700           1500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             30             17             28
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             10             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               15             11             17
Wind                 SW around 15    W around 14    W around 30
QPF                          0.08           0.11           0.10
Snow amount                   1.3            2.0            1.8
Precip prob (%)                75             75             65
Snow level (ft)              1300           1100           1100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             40             47             45
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             20             25
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 1.5


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type           SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               14              7             14
Wind                  W around 13    W around 17   NW around 22
QPF                          0.08           0.12           0.09
Snow amount                   2.0            2.9            2.3
Precip prob (%)                75             75             60
Snow level (ft)              1200            700           1100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             44             51             42
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             20             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             10
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

Cloud cover                cloudy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               24             14             26
Wind                  S around 16   SW around 13    W around 19
QPF                          0.09           0.09           0.08
Snow amount                   1.4            1.8            1.6
Precip prob (%)                75             70             65
Snow level (ft)              1200           1100           1100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             44             43             41
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             15             15             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               13              8             16
Wind                 SW around 12    W around 10    W around 20
QPF                          0.08           0.10           0.10
Snow amount                   1.8            2.4            2.7
Precip prob (%)                80             80             70
Snow level (ft)              1000            600            900

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             40             45             48
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             10             15             20
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              5             1012
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              5

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         26 to 30       11 to 16       26 to 30
Wind                 NW around 10    W around 12    W around 20
Snow amount           Less than 1    Less than 1       Around 1

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...     Tuesday...

Cloud cover                 mcldy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         25 to 30       10 to 15       26 to 30
Wind                  W around 12    W around 11    W around 22
Snow amount              Around 1       Around 1         1 to 2

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.