Avalanche forecast for Hallingdal Wednesday 2021-05-26

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

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

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Move gradually away from the fall line when skiing on large slopes to avoid to be caught by small sluffs you or someone else in your group release while skiing.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

4-8 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from east.
0 °C to 4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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6 mm precipitation, up to 12 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northeast.
-1 °C to 4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Hallingdal / Hemsedal

Snow

24.05.2021 kl. 19:46

1516 masl

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Image 2 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Jørgen@obskorps Comment:  Hestebottfjellet ved Bjøberg. Flere synlige str 1 og 2 skred. Generelt lite snø.
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Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Easy to trigger 2 - Medium N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 1200 masl Skredfaren er høyere i dag pga regn. Uten nedbør ville det vært fg. 1 med str 1, få heng, vanskelig å løse ut.

Weather

Rain 0 °C 4 m/s from SE ↖ 100% clouds Regn i hele dag. Mildt.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Mer ustabile forhold i dag grunnet regn. Snødekket er homogent og isotermt. I dag, vannmettet og ustabilt i bratt terreng. Snødekket drenerer godt og vil stabilisere seg når regnet opphører og fukt vil utstråle. Mellom fg 1 og 2 i dag

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wet loose snow Wet Snømengde er ganske jevnt fordelt og er generelt er minkende. Ikke sammenhengende skiføre før ved ca 1300 moh. Sørsider har nå i praksis ikke skiføre. I dag var snødekket vått/råttent, vannmettet.

Danger Sign

No signs observed Område: I denne fjellsiden

Avalanche Activity

24. May. During the day (+02:00) No avalanche activity Ikke observert noen nye skred, men det er mange synlige skred og vanskelig å skille gammel og nye skredmasser.

Snow Profile

3 cm 4F V, 15 cm F W-V, 40 cm 4F MF W, 5 cm I MFcr, 25 cm 4F MF V, 5 cm F MF V Snødekket er isotermt

ObsID: 274272

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.

For slope angle maps, download the app Varsom Regobs on App Store | Google Play or see our slope angle map at senorge.no ("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.