620  
FWUS45 KPIH 161018  
SAGPIH  
 
SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
318 AM MST TUE JAN 16 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A WEAK STORM HAS WEAKENED EVEN MORE OVERNIGHT AND IS  
NOW EXPECTED TO DELIVER LITTLE IN THE WAY OF SNOWFALL AT ELEVATION  
TODAY OR TONIGHT. ANOTHER STORM IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE THURSDAY AND  
CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING; THIS ONE WILL BRING MUCH MORE  
MOISTURE AND WIND. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE MILD UNTIL FRIDAY  
AFTER THE NEXT STORM PASSES.  
 
**********SAWTOOTH RECREATION AREA FORECAST**********   
..BALD MTN (9145 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOWSHOWERS NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 29 20 31  
MAX WIND SE 15 G 22 W 14 G 21 W 12 G 19  
QPF 0.01 NONE NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 0.1 NONE NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 20 15 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 5800 5300 4900  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 7 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 5 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 5 0 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..TITUS PEAK (10079 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOWSHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 36 18 33  
MAX WIND S 22 G 31 W 18 G 25 SW 19 G 28  
QPF 0.02 0.02 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 0.2 0.2 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 40 30 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6200 5500 5200  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 12 12 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 5 5 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 5 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
 
ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 0.0  
 
   
..SOLDIER MTN (9495 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 31 23 32  
MAX WIND S 17 G 24 NW 10 G 14 W 15 G 22  
QPF 0.01 NONE NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 0.1 NONE NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 30 10 5  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4900 5000 4600  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 7 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 5 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..SAWTOOTH (7775 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOWSHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 35 16 35  
MAX WIND SE 15 G 22 W 13 G 20 S 13 G 20  
QPF 0.02 0.01 NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 0.1 0.1 NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 40 30 10  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 6000 5000 5300  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 12 6 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 5 5 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 5 0 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..VIENNA MINE (8960 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 31 20 32  
MAX WIND S 15 G 22 NW 7 G 11 W 12 G 19  
QPF 0.01 NONE NONE  
SNOW AMOUNT 0.1 NONE NONE  
PRECIP PROB (%) 30 10 5  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 5400 5400 4800  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 7 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 5 0 0  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 0  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
 

 
**********SUN VALLEY AREA FORECAST**********   
..VALLEYS TO 6500 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 38 TO 47 17 TO 23 38 TO 44  
WIND NE 10 G 14 N 5 G 9 N 5 G 9  
SNOW AMOUNT TRACE NONE NONE  
   
..6500 FT TO 8000 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... WEDNESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS NONE  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 33 TO 43 13 TO 21 32 TO 42  
WIND NE 7-17 G 24 N 14 G 21 N 14 G 21  
SNOW AMOUNT TRACE TRACE NONE  
 

 
 
MESSICK  
 
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