Avalanche forecast for Romsdal Thursday 2019-01-03

3
Considerable
Published:

Generally unstable conditions in higher terrain. Avoid lee areas with wind deposited snow, typically behind ridges, ribs and in gullies. Naturally triggered avalanches may occur.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Avoid terrain traps and steep slopes until the new snow has stabilized. The avalanche problem is generally widely distributed on any steep slope with deep new snow. Look for cohesive new snow that breaks apart or is poorly bonded to the old snow. Cracks around your skis are a typical dangersign.
3 - Large
Low additional load
Some steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

10 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from southwest.
-5 °C to -1 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 800 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from north., change to fresh breeze from the west during the evening.
-10 °C to -5 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: RAUMA

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: GJEMNES

Dangersign

Quick temperature change

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Rapportert av: Halvor@NVE (*****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Dangersign

No signs observed

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Snow profile

Antall Lag: 6

Total dybde: 85,00 cm

Snow cover

60 cm snødybde

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Rapportert av: Halvor@NVE (*****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Weather

Snow

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Spesielt i indre del er det kommet svært mye snø siste døgn. 40-50 cm løs snø over fuktig/våt gammel snø.

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Whumpf sound

Område: I denne fjellsiden. Beskrivelse: Flere drønn ut mot rygger og kuler. Gammelt kantkornlag som svikter der det gamle snødekket er tynt.

Snow profile

Antall Lag: 5

Total dybde: 73,00 cm

Snow cover

80 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: Halvor@NVE (*****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Snow cover

70 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

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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.