Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Saturday 2019-01-19

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
Spontaneous release
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?

6 mm precipitation, up to 12 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-13 °C to -9 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
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

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: VOLDA

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Weather

No precipitation

0.0 grader

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Dangersign

Quick temperature change

Rapportert av: Gustav@NVE (***)

i kommune: STRANDA

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Avalanche activity

Few (2-5) 1 - Small

Loose dry avalanche

Weather

Snow

-8.0 grader

Coloumn test

Good

ECTP29@55cmQ3

Snow profile

Antall Lag: 11

Total dybde: 123,00 cm

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Rapportert av: Vemund (Unknown)

i kommune: VOLDA

Weather

No precipitation

0.0 grader

Coloumn test

Good

ECTX@0cmNot specified

Snow cover

70 cm snødybde

2 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: OMH@VOLUNTARY (****)

i kommune: STRANDA

Avalanche evaluation

0 Not given

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Weather

Not observed

Snow cover

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Rapportert av: OMH@VOLUNTARY (****)

i kommune: STRANDA

Avalanche activity

No avalanche activity Not given

Not given

Snow cover

180 cm snødybde

130 cm nysnø siste døgn

Rapportert av: SonSten (Unknown)

i kommune: STRANDA

Coloumn test

Poor

Not given@0cmNot specified

Rapportert av: Gustav@NVE (***)

i kommune: STRANDA

Dangersign

Recently made avalanches

Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: Små skred I brattheng og sprekker i snøen

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: NORDDAL

Avalanche activity

Not given 1 - Small

Dry slab avalanche

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: NORDDAL

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Avalanche activity

Not given Not given

Loose dry avalanche

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Dangersign

Recently made avalanches

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: ØRSTA

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Avalanche activity

Not given 1 - Small

Loose dry avalanche

Weather

No precipitation

-1.0 grader

Dangersign

Recently made avalanches

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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.