Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen Monday 2020-06-08

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Rain can weaken the snowpack and may some naturally released avalanches. Use caution near/beneath glide cracks and along ridgelines.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in steep areas with glide cracks and below areas like this.

Glide avalanches

Wet snow/melting near the ground

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
High additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east., change to strong breeze from the southwest during the evening.
5 °C to 14 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
2 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southwest.
1 °C to 9 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 800 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Lofoten og Vesterålen / FLAKSTAD

Snow

07.06.2020 kl. 09:32

11 masl

barbro@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  barbro@obskorps Comment:  Flakstad. Fra gårdagens sol og klarvær.
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Image 2 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  barbro@obskorps Comment:  Tåke i dag. Glidesprekker mange steder.

Weather

No precipitation 8 °C 5 m/s from NW ↘ 100% clouds Tett tåke

Snow Cover

Other Spredte forekomster av snø, men fortsatt enkelte fjellområder med skiføre i Lofoten. Hovedsaklig nordligst og sørligst i Lofoten.

ObsID: 238291

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.