Avalanche forecast for Romsdal Wednesday 2019-01-09

3
Considerable
Published:

The snow need time to stabilize above the tree line. Avoid terrain traps and steep 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.
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Some steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

7 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from north., change to breeze from the west during the afternoon.
-10 °C to -5 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
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

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: Urpu@Romsdal (****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Snow profile (2012)

Fra ca 1020 østlig . Tykk snødekke her.

99390

Snow profile (2012)

99391

Coloumn test

Good

Not given@20cmQ3

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Snow cover

110 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: Urpu@Romsdal (****)

i kommune: RAUMA

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Ligger 30-40 cm løs snø fra de siste dagene.

Weather

Snow

-1.0 grader

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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

Incident

Did not affect anything

Single avalanche

1 - Small

Dry slab avalanche

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: GJEMNES

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

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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

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: RAUMA

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Much water in the snow

regn på snø

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.