Avalanche forecast for Voss Sunday 2019-01-20

2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in terrain with fresh storm slabs until the new snow is stabilized.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Be careful in steep slopes and around terrain traps 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
Some steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from south., change to fresh breeze from the south during the afternoon.
-12 °C to -6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
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

Observations the last 3 days

Rapportert av: JPG (Unknown)

i kommune: ULVIK

Snow cover

55 cm snødybde

Weather

Not observed

-1.0 grader

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: VOSS

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Rapportert av: Jan Helge@SVV (****)

i kommune: VIK

Avalanche evaluation

2 Moderate

Snow cover

140 cm snødybde

Coloumn test

Good

ECTN15@30cmQ3

Coloumn test

Good

ECTN24@60cmQ2

Avalanche problems

Buried weak layer of new snow

Incident

Traffic stopped

Single avalanche

2 - Medium

Dry slab avalanche

Weather

No precipitation

-8.0 grader

Snow profile

Antall Lag: 5

Total dybde: 145,00 cm

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Rapportert av: andhol@SHUvoss (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Single avalanche

3 - Large

Dry slab avalanche

Rapportert av: Endre (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Avalanche problems

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

Rapportert av: Multiknut (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Snow cover

70 cm snødybde

20 cm nysnø siste døgn

Notes

Weather

Snow

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Rapportert av: Eltervaag (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Dangersign

Whumpf sound

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

Coloumn test

Medium

CTM12@60cmQ2

Weather

Not observed

Rapportert av: Endre (Unknown)

i kommune: VOSS

Dangersign

Recent snowdrift

Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: En halv meter lett bundet sne over gammelt snedekke. Største skredproblem var sjikt i vindpåvirket sne 20 cm fra overflaten. I tillegg fanget vi et tykt lag (1,5 cm) med kantkorn 10 cm fra bakken under et 20 cm tykt skarelag.

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

i kommune: VOSS

Snow cover

0 cm snødybde

40 cm nysnø siste døgn

Rapportert av: drift@svv (**)

i kommune: VIK

Incident

Traffic stopped

Single avalanche

Not given

Not given

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.