Avalanche forecast for Heiane Tuesday 2021-02-16

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Persistent weak layer near the surface. Avalanches can be very easily triggered. Avoid steep terrain with fresh windslabs. Beware of danger signs like shooting cracks and whumpf-sounds.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

5 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southeast., change to strong breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-10 °C to -6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
6 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from south., change to moderate gale from the southeast during the afternoon.
-11 °C to -5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Heiane / GJESDAL

Snow

15.02.2021 kl. 08:07

666 masl

Ajorg@rkh-skredgruppe (***)

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Snow Cover

Some snow drift Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry Vanskelig å anslå mengde snø som har kommet. Snø tilgjengelig for vindtransport og det har lagt seg opp i lesider.

Danger Sign

Weather

Snow -3.5 °C 8 m/s from E ← 100% clouds Lett snøvær, vindtransport av snø. Væromslag i går fra kaldt og klart lørdag til mer skyet og mildere (-13 søndags morgen til -5 på dagen). Trekk gjennom gårsdagen, og økning i vind søndags kveld.

ObsID: 255570

Heiane / HJELMELAND

Snow

13.02.2021 kl. 12:14

770 masl

T.O.Laugaland (Unknown)

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Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Wind slab (hard slab) Dry Generelt avblåst og lite snø

Weather

No precipitation -10 °C 0 m/s

ObsID: 255122

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.