Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms Friday 2019-01-18

2
Moderate
Published:

Snow showers from NW may cause storm slabs to form. These can mix with the widespread surface hoar layer that where observed on Wednesday. There is a great deal of uncertainty in the forecast.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Be careful in steep slopes and around terrain traps 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?

6 mm precipitation, up to 12 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from south., change to fresh breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-17 °C to -12 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from southeast.
-18 °C to -11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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.