Avalanche forecast for Salten Saturday 2019-01-19

3
Considerable
Published:

Avoid terrain traps and big steep slopes. Wait until the fresh snow has stabilized.

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
Many steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

6 mm precipitation, up to 14 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from north., change to breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-16 °C to -12 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
2 mm precipitation, up to 8 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest.
-17 °C to -10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: idab@svv (***)

i kommune: FAUSKE

Weather

Snow

-4.0 grader

Dangersign

No signs observed

Område: I denne fjellsiden. Beskrivelse: Har snøet relativ mye, mulig faretegn stort snøfall er tilstede

Snow cover

230 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: Eah92 (Unknown)

i kommune: BODØ

Dangersign

Whumpf sound

Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: Over tregrensen, stort drønn. Under tregrensen flere små.

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: STEIGEN

Dangersign

No signs observed

Rapportert av: Sølve@SVV (***)

i kommune: BODØ

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Avalanche activity

One (1) 1 - Small

Dry slab avalanche

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Weather

Snow

-1.0 grader

Dangersign

Recently made cracks

Noen skytende sprekker i fersk vindtransportert snø. De lengste 2-3 meter.

Coloumn test

Not given

ECTP1@20cmNot specified

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Ujevnt fordelt. Stedvis 40-50 cm over mildværsskare

Snow cover

10 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: STEIGEN

Dangersign

No signs observed

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: BODØ

Dangersign

No signs observed

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: BODØ

Dangersign

No signs observed

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.