Avalanche forecast for Romsdal Tuesday 2019-01-08

3
Considerable
Published:

The danger level will increase to considerable (level 3) due to percipitation in combination with strong winds. Avoid leeward slopes.

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
Spontaneous release
Some steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

12 mm precipitation, up to 30 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from north.
-9 °C to -5 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. tuesday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
4 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southwest., change to fresh breeze from the northeast during the afternoon.
-9 °C to -3 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. monday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

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

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Snow cover

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Rapportert av: Erwin (Unknown)

i kommune: RAUMA

Single avalanche

1 - Small

Dry slab avalanche

Incident

Did not affect anything

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: GJEMNES

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

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Rapportert av: knutinge@svv (*****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Weather

Snow

Snow cover

70 cm snødybde

20 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: RAUMA

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: RAUMA

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

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

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche problems

Loose snow

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Dangersign

No signs observed

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Snow profile

Antall Lag: 4

Total dybde: 80,00 cm

Weather

Rain

5.0 grader

Avalanche activity

Few (2-5) Not given

Glide avalanche

Snow cover

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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.