Avalanche forecast for Hallingdal Sunday 2018-12-16


Generally stable conditions, but wind slabs can be present in isolated features.

Wind drifted snow - slab avalanches

Buried weak layer of new snow

Be careful where the avalanche problem is found in combination with terrain traps.You will only find the avalanche problem in a few isolated areas.
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

2 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southeast., change to breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-13 °C to -8 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south., change to fresh breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-16 °C to -10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

The bulletin does not include a detailed text about the avalanche conditions. This is only given in Norwegian. Translate it using google translate if you like. The text result will be informative, and most likely amusing

For planning your trip and recognizing avalanche terrain, use maps.

Norway has 1:50 000 maps for the whole country. Maps can be bought at bookstores and sports shops, or printed from the net.

Visit www.ut.no for topographic maps online. For slope angle maps, see NGI slope angel maps ("helning" means slope angle).

Modelled snowpack and historic and current weather information can be found on the webpage senorge.no. This site uses information from the weather stations and interpolate values from the stations for gridded maps.

Detailed weather forecast can be found online at www.yr.no or www.storm.no. Yr.no is also in English, but the weather in text format is only given in Norwegian.