Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
429 AM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL FLATTEN AS A WEAK
TROUGH MOVES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. EXPECT BREEZING WINDS OF
30 TO 40 MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN TOPS ON SATURDAY. THERE WILL
BE LITTLE PRECIPITATION WITH THIS SYSTEM. IN GENERAL...EXPECT
ONE INCH OF SNOW WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WESTERN SLOPES ACROSS
THE SAWTOOTHS. RIDGING BUILDS BACK IN ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
WITH NO TO LITTLE PRECIPITATION CHANCES FOR AROUND A WEEK.

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               22             17             24
WIND                 NW AROUND 12    SW AROUND 9    W AROUND 30
QPF                          NONE           0.00           0.02
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.0            0.3
PRECIP PROB (%)                10             25             25

QPF PROBABILITIES...
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...    SATURDAY...

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          MCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               20             14             22
WIND                 NW AROUND 15    W AROUND 16    W AROUND 35
QPF                          NONE           0.01           0.03
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.2            0.5
PRECIP PROB (%)                10             40             40

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 3.7


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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               26             17             26
WIND                 NW AROUND 35    W AROUND 18    W AROUND 40
QPF                          NONE           0.01           0.02
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.2            0.4
PRECIP PROB (%)                10             30             30

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          MCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               27             18             29
WIND                  NW AROUND 8    W AROUND 10    W AROUND 20
QPF                          NONE           0.02           0.06
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.3            1.0
PRECIP PROB (%)                15             50             50

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              5             10
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP               30             18             25
WIND                 NW AROUND 14    W AROUND 20    W AROUND 35
QPF                          NONE           0.02           0.07
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE            0.4            1.5
PRECIP PROB (%)                10             40             40

QPF PROBABILITIES...
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              0              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         24 TO 32       12 TO 18       28 TO 36
WIND                  N AROUND 12     S AROUND 9      W 7 TO 17
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE          TRACE          TRACE

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

CLOUD COVER                 PCLDY          PCLDY          MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE                  NONE           SNOW           SNOW
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP         24 TO 33       11 TO 21       26 TO 36
WIND                 NW AROUND 14     SW 4 TO 14     W 15 TO 25
SNOW AMOUNT                  NONE          TRACE          TRACE

$$


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