Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Friday 2019-01-18

3
Considerable
Published:

Avoid terrain traps and big steep slopes. Wait until the fresh snow has stabilized. Naturally released avalanches can 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

New snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Avoid terrain traps and large steep slopes until the new snow has stabilized. Move gradually away from the fall line when skiing on large slopes to avoid to be caught by small sluffs you released while skiing. The avalanche problem is generally widely distributed on any steep slope with deep new snow.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Some steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-13 °C to -7 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
12 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from north., change to strong breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-14 °C to -8 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: VOLDA

Weather

Snow

-1.0 grader

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Dangersign

Other dangersign (specify)

Andre

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: ØRSTA

Weather

No precipitation

0.0 grader

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Click here for pictures and the full observation

Rapportert av: Christer@obskorps (*****)

i kommune: VOLDA

Weather

Snow

Rapportert av: Stig Løland@obskorps (****)

i kommune: VOLDA

Snow cover

Rapportert av: ThomasN (Unknown)

i kommune: NORDDAL

Snow cover

20 cm nysnø siste døgn

Weather

Snow

-3.0 grader

Avalanche problems

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Område: Fylket/varslingsregion. Beskrivelse:

Rapportert av: Gustav@NVE (***)

i kommune: STRANDA

Single avalanche

Not given

Not given

Rapportert av: Christer@obskorps (*****)

i kommune: VOLDA

Weather

No precipitation

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: ØRSTA

Weather

Snow

-2.0 grader

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Click here for pictures and the full observation

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: ØRSTA

Weather

Snow

-1.0 grader

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Rapportert av: Christer@obskorps (*****)

i kommune: VOLDA

Weather

Snow

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.