Avalanche forecast for Ofoten Sunday 2018-12-16

1
Low
Published:

Be careful in steep terrain with fresh wind deposited snow.

Wind drifted snow - slab avalanches

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited 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.
2 - Medium
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast., change to fresh breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-13 °C to -6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-8 °C to -4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. saturday night.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

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.