Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
412 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...Expect a moist trough in Northwest flow today
bringing 5 to 10 inches of snow with higher amounts for isolated
areas for the Western slopes, particularly for the Sawtooths. Snow
levels will start low and gradually increase this afternoon into
Tuesday. High pressure builds in Tuesday with just lingering rain
and snow showers.

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

Cloud cover                cloudy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW         RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               31             31             40
Wind                   W around 25     NW around 12     WNW around 7
QPF                          0.14           0.05           0.02
Snow amount                   1.4            0.4            0.2
Precip prob (%)                95             75             40
Snow level (ft)              5300           7300           8600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             69             29             12
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20             10              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN              5              0              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              0              0              0

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW         RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               29             29             36
Wind                  W around 30    NW around 20    WNW around 10
QPF                          0.38           0.17           0.07
Snow amount                   4.4            1.7            0.4
Precip prob (%)               100             95             60
Snow level (ft)              5600           7500           8600

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN            100             80             33
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN            100             35             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             40             10              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              5

Estimated Past 24hr (3am-3am) snowfall: 0.0


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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               31             30             36
Wind                  W around 45   NW around 35    WNW around 15
QPF                          0.66           0.25           0.08
Snow amount                   5.2            1.4            0.0
Precip prob (%)               100             90             60
Snow level (ft)              5700           8200           9000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN            100             83             32
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN            100             55             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             70             25              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             25              5              5

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW         RAIN/SNOW        RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               32             32             41
Wind                   W around 12   NW around 10     WNW around 5
QPF                          0.28           0.10           0.04
Snow amount                   3.2            0.9            0.2
Precip prob (%)               100             90             65
Snow level (ft)              5600           7500           8500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN            100             55             20
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             90             15              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             20              5              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5              0              0

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

Cloud cover                cloudy         cloudy         cloudy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW         RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               32             30             37
Wind                 W around 30    NW around 15     W around 8
QPF                          0.51           0.26           0.08
Snow amount                   5.4            1.6            0.8
Precip prob (%)               100             90             65
Snow level (ft)              5900           7800           9100

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN            100             82             34
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN            100             55             15
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             80             25              5
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             15              5              0

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

Cloud cover                cloudy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                SNOW          RAIN/SNOW        RAIN
Max/Min/Max temp         35 to 37       30 to 35         43 to 46
Wind                  W around 9       NW around 8       WNW around 7
Snow amount           around 1 to 2      around 1        NONE

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

Cloud cover                cloudy          mcldy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW      SNOW/RAIN        RAIN/SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp         32 to 35       30 to 33       40 to 44
Wind                  W around 10    NW around 9     WNW around 8
Snow amount                 2-4      around 1 to 2         TRACE

$$



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