Avalanche forecast for Heiane Saturday 2020-12-26

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Locally unstable conditions. A skier or a snow mobile may trigger avalanches in the fresh storm slabs, Persistent weak layers of surface hoar or facets may be covered under the new snow.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees with new snow during and after the snowfall until the new snow has stabilized.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the southwest during the evening.
-13 °C to -6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 400 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
15 mm precipitation, up to 35 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from southwest., change to strong breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-4 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 700 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Heiane / Sirdal

Snow

26.12.2020 kl. 13:04

667 masl

Agnes@rogfk (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Nedre Øvstabødalen, 400 moh
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Image 2 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Rett vest for Hallbrekkvæven, 500 moh
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Image 3 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Nedre Hallbrekkvæven
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Image 4 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Øvre Hallbrekkvæven, ingen tegn til snøfokk eller skavler ennå
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Image 5 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Tveidebrekka, ca. 700 moh
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Image 6 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Lortabu, fjellside 650-800 moh
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Image 7 of 7 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Agnes@rogfk Comment:  Gravatn, uten is

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 5 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 400 masl Wet loose snow Moist Tynt og våt snødekke fra 400 moh, men minst 20 cm fra ca. 600 moh. Skiføre fra 700 moh. L

Weather

Snow -1 °C 4 m/s from SE ↖ 100% clouds I dalen er det nesten vindstille, men antar mer vind på toppene. Ingen tegn til snøfokk. Lett sludd ved Byrkjedal, blir til lett og litt fuktig snø i Sinnes.

ObsID: 246219

Heiane / Sirdal

Snow

26.12.2020 kl. 09:47

811 masl

Turkite (Unknown)

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Image 1 of 1 Of:  Danger Sign Copyright:  Turkite Comment:  Overflaterim
ObsID: 246160

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.