Avalanche forecast for Helgeland Monday 2021-03-01

Highest danger level per day:

Naturally released avalanches are likely in in alpine. Glide avalanche are possible at lower elevations.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees with fresh wind slabs and runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

45 mm precipitation, up to 80 mm in the most exposed areas.
Moderate gale from west.
-2 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1200 m a.s.l. during renoon.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
20 mm precipitation, up to 50 mm in the most exposed areas.
Gale from west., change to strong breeze from the west during the afternoon.
-5 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Helgeland / VEFSN


01.03.2021 kl. 09:00

491 masl

Vebjørn (Unknown)

Avalanche Activity

1. Mar. 18-24 (+01:00) Loose wet avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release Specific steep slopes. E. Between 1000 masl and 200 masl

ObsID: 258989

Helgeland / D1801(NFK11) Helgelandskysten 2018-2023


26.02.2021 kl. 11:18

66 masl

drift@svv (**)


Rain 4 °C Rafossen (500moh) kl 11:19 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 2 døgn.

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

ObsID: 258007

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.