Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen Sunday 2020-06-14

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Favorable conditions. Warm daytime-temperatures and solar radiation give increased danger of wet avalanches. Glide avalanches are possible.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Avoid terrain traps in areas with wet loose snow.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: Avoid staying for a longer period in steep areas with glide cracks and below areas like this.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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1 - Small
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Glide avalanches

Wet snow/melting near the ground

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south., change to strong breeze from the southwest during the afternoon.
8 °C to 19 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

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1 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southwest., change to fresh breeze from the northwest during the evening.
5 °C to 11 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

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.