Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Saturday 2019-05-18

2
Moderate
Published:

Solar radiation and high day temperatures may result in natural avalanche activity. The danger increases with the sun and heat.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Be careful in avalanche release and runout areas. Avoid skiing in terrain traps. Timing is important. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

Avoid staying for a longer period in avalanche release and run out areas. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Timing is important.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from west.
1 °C to 8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
4 °C to 10 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

17.05.2019 kl. 14:25

36 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

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Weather

No precipitation 12 °C Sol, ingen nedbør, litt trekk fra V

Snow Cover

Snow line at 400 masl

ObsID: 194901

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.