Avalanche forecast for Indre Sogn Wednesday 2020-06-03

Highest danger level per day:

The snowmelting gives conditions for wet avalanches. Most likely in the afternoon, but by gliding cracks also possibly in nighttime.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Move gradually away from the fall line when skiing on large slopes to avoid to be caught by small sluffs you or someone else in your group release while skiing.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: Avoid staying for a longer period in steep areas with glide cracks and below areas like this.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Glide avalanches

Wet snow/melting near the ground

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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1 - Small
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from northwest.
2 °C to 10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
To the top during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
2 °C to 10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2300 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Indre Sogn / Årdal


01.06.2020 kl. 08:53

850 masl

Leif@ObsKorps (*****)

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Avalanche Activity

1. Jun. 0-6 Wet slab avalanche One (1). 3 - Large. Spontaneous release NE

ObsID: 237690

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.