Avalanche forecast for Indre Sogn Saturday 2020-05-23

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

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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3 mm precipitation, up to 10 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from south.
-2 °C to 4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1500 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Indre Sogn / Lærdal

Snow

23.05.2020 kl. 16:00

1399 masl

Gunnar (Unknown)

Image Of Danger Sign
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Danger Sign Copyright:  Gunnar Comment:  En god del overvatten på Eldrevatnet. Sterke drønn i snøen, men kun bratte slush av skred som forventet i denne varmen..

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Uvanlig mange og heftige drønn i snøen for denne tid på året

ObsID: 236846

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 (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  siri@SVV
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  siri@SVV

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

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.