Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
432 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...SEVERAL WEAK SYSTEMS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SAWTOOTH
REGION THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED. LESS THAN AN
INCH WILL FALL TODAY WITH SLIGHTLY MORE EXPECTED FRIDAY IN THE 1
TO 3 INCH RANGE. A MUCH STRONGER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               23             20             23
WIND                   W AROUND 7    SW AROUND 5     W AROUND 6
QPF                          0.02           0.00           0.09
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            0.1            1.3
PRECIP PROB (%)                24             35             59


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19             17             21
WIND                   W AROUND 6    SW AROUND 7    SW AROUND 8
QPF                          0.03           0.02           0.12
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.5            0.4            1.9
PRECIP PROB (%)                36             56             80


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY         CLOUDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               19             18             22
WIND                  SW AROUND 5    SW AROUND 5    SW AROUND 5
QPF                          0.02           0.01           0.15
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.3            0.3            2.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                30             57             82


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

CLOUD COVER                CLOUDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               28             21             30
WIND                  SW AROUND 2     S AROUND 6     S AROUND 6
QPF                          0.02           0.02           0.14
SNOW AMOUNT                   0.2            0.2            2.1
PRECIP PROB (%)                32             37             71


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

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         31 TO 37       22 TO 27       32 TO 39
WIND                 NW AROUND 10     N AROUND 8   NW AROUND 10
SNOW AMOUNT                 TRACE          TRACE         1 TO 2


...6500 FT TO 8000 FT...
                         TODAY...     TONIGHT...      FRIDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 MCLDY          MCLDY         CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         27 TO 37       17 TO 25       30 TO 40
WIND                  W AROUND 10      S 0 TO 10      W 4 TO 14
SNOW AMOUNT           LESS THAN 1      LESS THAN 1     AROUND 2


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