Avalanche forecast for Indre Sogn Friday 2019-05-17

1
Low
Published:

Generally stable conditions, but sun and increasing temperatures will lead to snow melt in the surface also at higher altitudes. Be aware of areas with wet snow.

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
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
0 °C to 10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east., change to fresh breeze from the southeast during the evening.
1 °C to 11 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2400 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

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Observations the last 3 days

Indre Sogn / LUSTER

Snow

16.05.2019 kl. 21:05

733 masl

jostein@nve (*****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  jostein@nve
Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  jostein@nve Comment:  Enkelte mindre våte laussnøskred og skavlbrekk. Vanskeleg å tidfeste

Weather

12 °C 1 m/s from S ↑

Snow Cover

Snow line at 800 masl Snødekke nordvendt 750-800 moh

ObsID: 194833

Indre Sogn / SOGNDAL

Snow

16.05.2019 kl. 12:46

118 masl

Siggen@obskorps (****)

Image Of Weather
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Siggen@obskorps Comment:  Ballbingen på Kjørnes bader i sol nå. Pent vårlig/sommerlig vær pluss 19 på 100moh.

Weather

No precipitation 19 °C 0 m/s 20% clouds Betydelig varmere vær nå enn i starten av Mai. Nysnøen som lenge lå i nord siden på Storhaugen ser jeg ikke noe særlig til nå. Snøsmeltingen er i gang igjen. Finkornet snøen fra helgen blir mer fuktige/våte nå. På sikt går mer og mer, mot smelteformer.

ObsID: 194815

Indre Sogn / SOGNDAL

Snow

16.05.2019 kl. 11:52

1143 masl

Sander@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Sander@ObsKorps Comment:  Bilde frå ca 1050moh, mot NØ
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Sander@ObsKorps Comment:  Mot SØ, ser Tylderingen, 1104moh, bak til venstre
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 3 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Sander@ObsKorps Comment:  Dalavatnet og Anestølsvatnet, bilde mot N. Snøgrense i S sider ca 900-1000moh

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Forecast correct

Weather

5 °C 0 m/s 3% clouds Varmare no enn tidlegare i veka 5 grader på ca 1150moh.

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Spontaneous release 1 - Small N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 1200 masl

Snow Cover

40 cm in total Wet loose snow Wet Den siste veka har det vert kaldare vær som har ført til at snøsmeltinga har stoppa litt opp. Men i dag og i går er det betydeleg varmare vær, så no er snøsmeltinga godt igang igjen. I snitt 40cm med snø på 1100moh. Snøgrense på ca 700m i nordsider og ca 900m i sør sider i Sogndal, men varierar litt.

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Avalanche Activity

16. May. During the day No avalanche activity

ObsID: 194822

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.