Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen Saturday 2020-06-06

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in avalanche release and run out areas. Wet natural released avalanches are possible. Keep distance to run out zones for avalanches and 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 (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
5 °C to 14 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
4 °C to 13 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Lofoten og Vesterålen / LØDINGEN

Snow

04.06.2020 kl. 19:20

1014 masl

HåTo (**)

Image Of Danger Sign
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Danger Sign Copyright:  HåTo
Image Of Danger Sign
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Danger Sign Copyright:  HåTo

Danger Sign

Other danger sign (specify) Sprekk bak skavl. Dyp sprekk med halvbærende snøbro over. Gå rundt.

ObsID: 238064

Lofoten og Vesterålen / LØDINGEN

Snow

03.06.2020 kl. 21:08

845 masl

Snowman (Unknown)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Snowman Comment:  Østsiden har knallhard overflate

Snow Cover

ObsID: 237918

Lofoten og Vesterålen / LØDINGEN

Snow

03.06.2020 kl. 20:24

650 masl

Snowman (Unknown)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Snowman Comment:  kram men ikke dryppende våt sne. Kan presse staven ca 10 cm ned, ski ca 2-3 cm. Stabilt
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Snowman

Snow Cover

ObsID: 237914

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.