Avalanche forecast for Hallingdal Saturday 2019-05-18


Favorable conditions. Warm daytime-temperatures and rain give increased possibility of wet avalanches.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose 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?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
1 °C to 11 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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2 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
1 °C to 7 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l.

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Observations the last 3 days

Hallingdal / HEMSEDAL


17.05.2019 kl. 13:21

1279 masl

Karine (Unknown)

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Avalanche Observation

17. May 13:24 Wet loose-snow avalanche 1 - Small Human triggered Avalanche release at 1413 masl Steep slope Utløste lite løsnøskred ned Råskaret

ObsID: 194900

Hallingdal / HEMSEDAL


17.05.2019 kl. 12:59

1318 masl

Markus@NVE (*****)

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Image 1 of 2 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Markus@NVE Comment:  Sparsomt snødekke. Mye bart. Kun skiføre i nordlig sektor med unntak av enkelte leformasjoner i andre himmelretninger
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Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Stabile forhold. Enkelte solutløste små skred mulig.


10 °C 5 m/s from NE ↙ 30% clouds Ingen nedbør i det siste. Varmt også på nattestid

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Spontaneous release 1 - Small N, NE, E, NW above 1200 masl Kun i den sektoren det ligger snø av betydning

Snow Cover

Other Wet Smelteomvandlet snø i hele dekket.

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Avalanche Activity

17. May. During the day No avalanche activity

ObsID: 194898

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.