Avalanche forecast for Voss 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.
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Many 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.
Fresh breeze from west., change to breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-14 °C to -7 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
6 mm precipitation, up to 12 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest.
-13 °C to -8 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: andhol@SHUvoss (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Single avalanche

3 - Large

Dry slab avalanche

Rapportert av: Eltervaag (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Weather

Not observed

Dangersign

Whumpf sound

Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Mye drønn i flere hengretnimger og på flatmark

Coloumn test

Medium

CTM12@60cmQ2

Rapportert av: Tor Ivar@SVV (****)

i kommune: VOSS

Snow cover

0 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

Rapportert av: Ragne@ObsKorps (****)

i kommune: VOSS

Snow cover

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

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Rapportert av: HV (Unknown)

i kommune: KVAM

Weather

Snow

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Rapportert av: Erlend (Unknown)

i kommune: KVAM

Dangersign

Other dangersign (specify)

Lite snøfelt i bratt, lokalt heng fjernutløst av skiløper. Nysnølaget sklir i flak på underliggende skarelag fra onsdagens regnvær.

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Rapportert av: Ragne@ObsKorps (****)

i kommune: VOSS

Weather

Not observed

-6.0 grader

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Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: VOSS

Avalanche evaluation

3 Considerable

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Rapportert av: Tor Ivar@SVV (****)

i kommune: VOSS

Avalanche problems

Loose snow

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Weather

No precipitation

-5.5 grader

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Snow cover

150 cm snødybde

20 cm nysnø siste døgn

Dangersign

Large snowfall

Siste døgn har det kome om lag 25 cm nysnø

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Rapportert av: Ragne@ObsKorps (****)

i kommune: VOSS

Weather

No precipitation

-10.0 grader

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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.