Avalanche forecast for Heiane Sunday 2019-04-28

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Rain will destabilize the snowpack and wet naturally triggered avalanches are expected. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd 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.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in avalanche release areas (areas with clide cracks) and run out areas. Time of release is nearly impossible to predict.

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)

18 mm precipitation, up to 30 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from southeast.
1 °C to 9 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1600 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
10 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from east.
4 °C to 11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Heiane / SULDAL

Snow

25.04.2019 kl. 19:54

809 masl

FrodeMoen@Obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  FrodeMoen@Obskorps Comment:  Reinsnuten 1144moh til venstre i bildet, Napen 1352moh har sol og skodde på toppen. Stor snøsmelting siste veka.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 199781

Heiane / SULDAL

Snow

25.04.2019 kl. 19:41

776 masl

FrodeMoen@Obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  FrodeMoen@Obskorps Comment:  Retning sør mot Jøsenfjorden og Hjelmelandsheia.
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  FrodeMoen@Obskorps Comment:  Retning vestover mot Natlandsnuten.
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 3 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  FrodeMoen@Obskorps Comment:  Austover mot Hjortelandsnuten.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 192706

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.