Avalanche forecast for Hardanger Wednesday 2019-11-20

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Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

Observations the last 3 days

Hardanger / SAUDA


19.11.2019 kl. 18:50

787 masl

Olaf Årthun. (**)

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Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: Tilblåst snø i store mengder lagde fast form av snøen som brakk opp å løsnet i flak


0 °C 8 m/s from N ↓ 10% clouds

Snow Cover

Some snow drift Snow line at 500 masl

Avalanche Activity

19. Nov. During the day (+01:00) Dry slab avalanche One (1). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release SE

ObsID: 199340

Hardanger / Ulvik


19.11.2019 kl. 18:41

1272 masl

Teodor (Unknown)

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Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Fikk ikke utløst skred i bratt terreng. Faren virker å være liten inntil videre til tross for klar lagdeling grunnet tørr løs snø. Forecast correct

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Snøen satt seg hele turen. Klar lagdeling i snøen, vært kaldt en periode.


No precipitation -4 °C 3 m/s from NW ↘ 70% clouds

Snow Cover

50 cm in total Some snow drift 15 cm new snow Much loose snow (10-30cm) Dry Ikke vindtransportert, enda...

Snow Profile

Profilet viste alt tørt og løst, men klar lagdeling ca. 20 cm ned.

ObsID: 199339

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.