Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Thursday 2019-05-23


Favorable conditions. Heat give increased danger of wet avalanches. Glide avalanches are possible.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Be careful where the avalanche problem is found in combination with terrain traps. You will only find the avalanche problem in a few isolated areas.
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
2 °C to 10 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
0 °C to 6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. thursday night.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / BEIARN


21.05.2019 kl. 12:10

615 masl

DagTheodor@SVV (*****)

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Image 1 of 3 Of:  Weather Copyright:  DagTheodor@SVV Comment:  Bilde tatt mot vest. Godt og varmt vær med litt vind fra sørlig retning.
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Image 2 of 3 Of:  Snow Profile Copyright:  DagTheodor@SVV Comment:  Snøprofil tatt i nordvendt skråning.
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Image 3 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  DagTheodor@SVV Comment:  Bilde tatt mot nordvest. Tiner godt på ca 600 moh. I bakkant av bildet ser man at det fortsattLurfjellet (1135) , fortsatt en del snø.


No precipitation 13.3 °C 5 m/s from S ↑ 10% clouds

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Det er varmt i lufta og sola hjelper til med å smelte snøen. 0 grader i hele snødekket, snøen er våt men er islag som våt snø kan gli på. Forecast correct

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Easy to trigger 2 - Medium N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 500 masl

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Snow line at 400 masl Wet loose snow Wet Lite snø under 400 moh. Ut mot kysten er snøgrensa høyere, og sørvendte sider kan være tilnærmet snøfri på fjell på 900-1000 moh.

ObsID: 195190

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.