Avalanche forecast for Indre Sogn Friday 2020-05-22

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

A persistant weak layer is present in the snow pack. Rain and high temperatures give higher risk of wet loose-snow and slab avalanches in steep terrain. Be aware of cornice falls.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south.
-1 °C to 7 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

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10 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from southeast., change to moderate gale from the southeast during the afternoon.
1 °C to 9 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Indre Sogn / Klevavatnet

Snow

22.05.2020 kl. 21:00

1005 masl

Kalle@Skred.AS (*****)

Avalanche Observation

22. May 21:00 Wet loose-snow avalanche 2 - Medium Naturaly released W-facing Avalanche release at 1098 masl and ended at 973 masl Usikker på hvor det løsnet fra. Gikk over betongoverbygget på Bergensbanen. Bredde av skredmasser over bygget ca. 5-10 m. Stoppet omtrent ved Rallarvegen.

ObsID: 236848

Indre Sogn / SOGNDAL

Snow

22.05.2020 kl. 12:18

984 masl

siri@SVV (****)

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Snow Cover

Fortsatt glidesprekker i store-kupa. Flere våte løssnøskred, ser ut som de er gamle. Noen skavlbrudd, usikker på tidspunkt de har gått.

ObsID: 236562

Indre Sogn / Aurland

Snow

21.05.2020 kl. 14:30

1474 masl

Christophe (Unknown)

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: Mange drønn på dette området. Føler tydelig at øverste 10-15cm kollapser i flekker på kanskje 10x15 meter. Veldig vått snø på overflate

ObsID: 236461

Indre Sogn / Sogndal

Snow

19.05.2020 kl. 15:34

442 masl

Marina@VLFK (***)

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Snow Cover

Wet loose snow Framleis store skavla i området som ikkje har lossna. Vær obs i nærleik av dessa nå med varmare temperatura. Ca 50-60 cm snødybde her på flata. 5-10cm råte snø i overflata og hardare under. Bærende først 20cm ned når eg trakka uti. Mange ferske skispor i fjellet. Gode forhold ennå.

Avalanche Activity

19. May. During the day Loose wet avalanche Numerous (10 or more). Spontaneous release N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW Mange våte laussnøskred i alle himmelretninger her.

ObsID: 236237

Indre Sogn / Berdalseken, Tyin

Snow

19.05.2020 kl. 15:25

1472 masl

OPS-Vest (Unknown)

Avalanche Activity

19. May. During the day One (1) Skispor inn i skred. Ingen person tatt av skred. Skred 60 m langt bruddkant 1-1,5 m i østvendt side.

ObsID: 236251

Indre Sogn / Luster

Snow

19.05.2020 kl. 15:23

1539 masl

Philip (Unknown)

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound

ObsID: 236249

Indre Sogn / Lærdal

Snow

19.05.2020 kl. 15:10

1483 masl

siljes (Unknown)

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Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Incident

Snow No one buried, but close call Backcountry skiing

Avalanche Observation

19. May 15:56 Dry slab avalanche 3 - Large Remotely triggered E-facing Avalanche release at 1541 masl and ended at 1478 masl Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow 100 cm high and 60 m wide fracture Steep slope Fjernutløst av tre skiløpere. Skispor inn og ut av skredet, ingen tatt. Flaksskred av fokksnø utløst i bratt heng ned i terengfelle (elveleie). Alle mål på lenge/høyde er kun ca.

ObsID: 236238

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.