057  
FWUS45 KPIH 300916  
SAGPIH  
 
SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
316 AM MDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A STRONG UPPER SYSTEM WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA  
TODAY. WHILE THE INITIAL PUSH OF PRECIPITATION OCCURRED LAST NIGHT  
THROUGH THIS MORNING, THE SECOND PUSH WILL LIKELY BE MORE  
SIGNIFICANT WITH AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 8 MORE INCHES OF SNOWFALL.  
ISOLATED THUNDER CANNOT BE RULED OUT THIS AFTERNOON. THE SURFACE  
COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FEATURE WILL SHIFT WINDS TO THE  
NORTH WITH THE STRONGEST WIND SPEEDS ARRIVING EARLY TO MID  
AFTERNOON, AND MAY CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO TOMORROW.  
TOMORROW SHOULD BE DRIER AS THE BRUNT OF THE PRECIP ASSOCIATED  
WITH THIS SYSTEM SHIFTS TO THE SOUTH AND EAST.  
 
**********SAWTOOTH RECREATION AREA FORECAST**********   
..BALD MTN (9145 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 30 22 40  
WIND W AROUND 10 NW AROUND 22 N AROUND 24  
QPF 0.32 0.07 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 4.2 0.9 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 95 35 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6900 4300 5200  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 91 23 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 65 15 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 25 10 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 5 5 0  
   
..TITUS PEAK (10079 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 26 17 35  
WIND W AROUND 15 N AROUND 23 N AROUND 25  
QPF 0.44 0.08 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 6.3 1.1 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 100 45 15  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6900 4300 5300  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 97 30 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 80 20 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 40 10 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 10 5 0  
 
ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 0.0  
 
   
..SOLDIER MTN (9495 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 26 22 35  
WIND W AROUND 13 N AROUND 29 N AROUND 25  
QPF 0.48 0.05 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 4.8 0.7 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 100 55 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6200 3900 5400  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 97 25 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 85 10 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 50 5 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 15 0 0  
   
..SAWTOOTH (7775 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 34 21 45  
WIND SW AROUND 5 N AROUND 13 N AROUND 10  
QPF 0.34 0.06 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 2.7 0.9 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 100 40 15  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6600 4000 5100  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 95 25 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 70 15 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 30 10 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 5 5 0  
   
..VIENNA MINE (8960 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 29 19 36  
WIND SW AROUND 6 N AROUND 21 N AROUND 17  
QPF 0.42 0.06 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 4.4 1.0 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 100 65 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6300 3700 5000  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 97 30 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 80 10 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 40 5 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 10 0 0  
 

 
**********SUN VALLEY AREA FORECAST**********   
..VALLEYS TO 6500 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 38 TO 42 25 TO 30 46 TO 51  
WIND W AROUND 7 NW AROUND 20 N AROUND 24  
SNOW AMOUNT TRACE 1 TO 2 NONE  
   
..6500 FT TO 8000 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... FRIDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SNOWSHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 32 TO 39 21 TO 26 41 TO 48  
WIND W AROUND 8 NW AROUND 24 N 19 TO 29  
SNOW AMOUNT AROUND 5 1 TO 2 TRACE  
 

 
 
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