159  
FWUS45 KPIH 251008  
SAGPIH  
 
SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE PRODUCT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
408 AM MDT MON MAR 25 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING IS BUILDING INTO THE AREA  
TODAY AND WILL BRING MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND WARMER TEMPERATURES.  
THE RIDGING QUICKLY MOVES EAST LATER TODAY ALLOWING FOR  
SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER THE AREA. EXPECT SEVERAL WAVES OF MOISTURE  
TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.  
THE FIRST WEAK WAVE WILL MOVE THROUGH ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY  
MORNING. MOISTURE WILL INCREASE LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WITH A STRONGER WAVE OF MOISTURE. CURRENTLY,  
LOOK FOR 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 TO 6500 FEET, MAINLY  
ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. THERE IS SOME  
UNCERTAINTY WITH THE SNOW AMOUNTS. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR HIGHER  
AMOUNTS THEN 3 TO 6 INCHES ON WEDNESDAY. EXPECT MORE SNOW  
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  
 
**********SAWTOOTH RECREATION AREA FORECAST**********   
..BALD MTN (9145 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 37 27 37  
MAX WIND NW 15 G 25 SE 15 G 25 SSW 15 G 25  
QPF NONE NONE 0.03  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE NONE 0.3  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 15 50  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4600 5600 6100  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 0 16  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 0 5  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 5  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..TITUS PEAK (10079 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 33 24 31  
MAX WIND NW 10 G 20 SE 20 G 30 SSW 15 G 25  
QPF NONE 0.01 0.08  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE 0.1 0.8  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 20 75  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4700 5800 6200  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 7 40  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 5 15  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 5 5  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
 
ESTIMATED PAST 24HR (3AM-3AM) SNOWFALL: 2.5  
 
   
..SOLDIER MTN (9495 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOWSHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 33 25 30  
MAX WIND NW 15 G 30 SE 25 G 35 SSW 15 G 25  
QPF NONE 0.00 0.05  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE 0.0 0.6  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 15 60  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 5000 6000 6300  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 0 26  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 0 10  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 5  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..SAWTOOTH (7775 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 40 26 36  
MAX WIND S 8 G 13 SE 17 G 24 S 13 G 20  
QPF NONE 0.01 0.11  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE 0.1 1.2  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 25 75  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4800 5800 6000  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 7 50  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 5 20  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 10  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..VIENNA MINE (8960 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOWSHOWERS SNOWSHOWERS  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 37 24 32  
MAX WIND N 10 G 20 SE 20 G 30 SSW 15 G 25  
QPF NONE 0.00 0.09  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE 0.0 0.9  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 20 80  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4700 5800 6100  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 0 45  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 0 15  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 5  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 0  
   
..COPPER MTN (8600 FT)
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 42 23 37  
MAX WIND SE 10 G 20 S 15 G 25 SSW 15 G 25  
QPF NONE 0.01 0.13  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE 0.1 1.3  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 30 75  
SNOW LEVEL (FT) 4900 6000 6100  
 
QPF PROBABILITIES...  
PROB (%) > 0.10 IN 0 7 56  
PROB (%) > 0.25 IN 0 5 25  
PROB (%) > 0.50 IN 0 0 10  
PROB (%) > 1.00 IN 0 0 5  
 

 
**********SUN VALLEY AREA FORECAST**********   
..VALLEYS TO 6500 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 44 TO 49 25 TO 33 44 TO 50  
WIND N 10 G 20 E 10 G 20 E 10 G 20  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE NONE TRACE  
   
..6500 FT TO 8000 FT
 
 
TODAY... TONIGHT... TUESDAY...  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW  
MAX/MIN/MAX TEMP 37 TO 46 23 TO 29 37 TO 46  
WIND N 10 G 20 SE 15 G 25 SSW 15 G 25  
SNOW AMOUNT NONE TRACE 1 TO 2  
 

 
 
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