Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
336 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...Approaching snow showers expected today with overall
snow amounts varying between 3 and 8 inches through Saturday.
Heaviest snowfall is expected tonight. Wind gusts of 25 to 35 mph
likely from this afternoon and continuing into the evening hours.

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               37             26             37
Wind                  SW around 7    S around 10     W around 6
QPF                          0.10           0.31           0.01
Snow amount                   1.3            3.8            0.2
Precip prob (%)                60             75             35
Snow level (ft)              5200           6400           6000

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             42             71              6
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             20             55              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             30              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               32             21             30
Wind                 SW around 10    S around 17     W around 5
QPF                          0.24           0.43           0.02
Snow amount                   3.3            5.8            0.3
Precip prob (%)                90             85             50
Snow level (ft)              5600           6600           5700

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             80             83             10
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             50             70              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             20             45              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             15              0

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


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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               27             24             27
Wind                 SW around 14    S around 16    NW around 6
QPF                          0.13           0.49           0.01
Snow amount                   3.6            6.2            0.1
Precip prob (%)                75            100             25
Snow level (ft)              5400           6400           5500

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             56             97              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             25             85              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             50              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             15              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW           SNOW
Max/Min/Max temp               41             25             41
Wind                   S around 5     S around 8    SW around 2
QPF                          0.20           0.29           0.02
Snow amount                   2.2            3.0            0.2
Precip prob (%)                70             70             40
Snow level (ft)              5800           6400           5400

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             60             67             12
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             40             50              5
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             20             30              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN             10             10              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          pcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW    SNOWSHOWERS
Max/Min/Max temp               29             23             30
Wind                  S around 12    S around 17    NW around 3
QPF                          0.16           0.43           0.01
Snow amount                   2.9            3.8            0.1
Precip prob (%)                80            100             30
Snow level (ft)              5300           6400           5400

QPF Probabilities...
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN             63             97              0
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN             30             80              0
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN             10             40              0
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN              5             10              0

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

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  rain     SNOW/RAIN            rain
Max/Min/Max temp         45 to 48       29 to 35       45 to 49
Wind                  NW around 8   SE around 10    NW around 6
Snow amount                  none         trace            none

...6500 ft to 8000 ft...
                         Today...     Tonight...    Saturday...

Cloud cover                 mcldy         cloudy          mcldy
Precip type                  SNOW           SNOW      rain/snow
Max/Min/Max temp         39 to 45       25 to 31       38 to 46
Wind                   W around 7    S around 12     W around 6
Snow amount                 TRACE            2-4    less than 1

$$



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