Avalanche forecast for Trollheimen Friday 2019-02-15

2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

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.
3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

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
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

10 mm precipitation, up to 18 mm in the most exposed areas.
Moderate gale from southwest., change to gale from the west during renoon.
-2 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1400 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

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1 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from west., change to gale from the southwest during the evening.
-2 °C to 4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1400 m a.s.l. friday night.
Cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Trollheimen / D1505(45142) Indre Nordmøre 2015-2023

Snow

13.02.2019 kl. 10:21

22 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Quick temperature change

Avalanche Danger Assessment

3 Considerable Betydelig skredfare (vurdert fra veg). I henhold til varsom sitt varsel. FV312 Drivabru - Elverhøybru (Hovenvegen) er mest utsatt. Økende skredfare neste døgn: Stigende temperatur og regn.

ObsID: 180693

Trollheimen / SUNNDAL

Snow

12.02.2019 kl. 12:23

175 masl

Erling Snøva (*)

Weather

No precipitation -1 °C 1.5 m/s from SW ↗ 90% clouds

Snow Cover

92 cm in total No snowdrift 18 cm new snow Very much loose snow (>30cm) Dry

ObsID: 180523

Trollheimen / D1604(45241) Gauldal/Oppdal 2013-2018

Snow

12.02.2019 kl. 06:52

603 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Avalanche Danger Assessment

3 Considerable Betydelig skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Mye løs snø. FV511 Storlidalen - er mest utsatt. Økende skredfare neste døgn: Mye snø og vind.

ObsID: 180447

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.