Avalanche forecast for Indre Troms Wednesday 2021-01-27

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Avoid avalanche terrain with wind slabs. Wind slabs are resting on a persistent weak layer and can be easily triggered. Small avalanches can cause major consequenses due to shallow snowpack with lots of visible rocks and terrain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones where the avalanche problem is present. Remote triggering is possible.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd NB: Identifying the avalanche problem is very difficult.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from east.
-16 °C to -11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from east.
-18 °C to -12 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Indre Troms / Bardu

Snow

26.01.2021 kl. 13:20

873 masl

laffen@forsvaret (*****)

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: På dette stedet

ObsID: 251946

Indre Troms / Bardu

Snow

26.01.2021 kl. 13:09

873 masl

laffen@forsvaret (*****)

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Tests

ECTPV@26cmQ2 Poor Løsner ved saging.

CTV@26cmQ2 Poor Løsner ved saging i bakkant.

Snow Profile

0.3 cm F SH 0 mm D, 25 cm 1F RG 1 mm D, 0.5 cm F FC 2 mm D Hele laget, 25 cm K MF 3 mm D

ObsID: 251945

Indre Troms / Bardu

Snow

26.01.2021 kl. 12:41

768 masl

laffen@forsvaret (*****)

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Danger Sign

Recent cracks Område: På dette stedet

ObsID: 251941

Indre Troms / Bardu

Snow

26.01.2021 kl. 11:42

660 masl

laffen@forsvaret (*****)

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Weather

No precipitation -13 °C 0 m/s

ObsID: 251926

Indre Troms / Bardu

Snow

25.01.2021 kl. 14:40

1076 masl

laffen@forsvaret (*****)

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Weather

No precipitation -14 °C 5 m/s from E ←

Avalanche Observation

23. Jan 10:45 Dry slab avalanche 1 - Small Naturaly released W-facing Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow 40 cm high and 25 m wide fracture Steep slope

ObsID: 251809

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.