Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen Tuesday 2020-12-01

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

The snow cover is very sparse. In the high alpine, smaller wind slabs can be triggered.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes with fresh wind slabs in combination with terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

2 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the south during the afternoon.
-6 °C to 1 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. tuesday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Lofoten og Vesterålen / VÅGAN

Snow

01.12.2020 kl. 10:28

4 masl

JonasD@Obskorps (*****)

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Weather

Snow 1 °C 10 m/s from NW ↘ 100% clouds

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift Område: I dalen/fjorden

Snow Cover

3 cm in total Moderate snow drift 3 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl. Snow line at 0 masl. Layered snow begins at 500 masl Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry Ser at det er bra med snøtransport i høyden. Snøfokk langs rygger og kanter. Har vært betydelige nedbørmengder siste døgn og gradvis overgang til snø i lavlandet.

ObsID: 243399

Lofoten og Vesterålen / SORTLAND

Snow

29.11.2020 kl. 10:55

655 masl

barbro@obskorps (***)

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Weather

Drizzle 7 °C 9 m/s from SW ↗ 100% clouds Opphold første del av turen, lett regnbyge startet ved observasjonspunktet.

Snow Cover

45 cm in total No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl. Snow line at 100 masl Moist Snøoverflaten er fuktig etter nattens regn og består av lag med MF med ulik hardhet.

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Tests

CTN Good

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Telen i marka er fraværende i lavlandet, og elver er fremdeles åpne så høyt som 500 moh. Ikke ski- og trugeføre, selv i høyden. Mest vindtransportert snø i nord- og østvendte lesider lengst øst i Vesterålen. Områdene med snø er begrenset til enkelte lesider, og disse har små snømengder og god stabilitet. Lite/ingen endring de neste dagene. Forecast correct

Avalanche Problems

Ingen skredproblem observert.

Avalanche Activity

29. Nov. During the day (+01:00) No avalanche activity

Snow Profile

20 cm 1F MF 2 mm M, 5 cm K MF 2 mm M, 20 cm P MF 2 mm D-M 0 °C @ 0 cm, 0 °C @ 10 cm, 0 °C @ 20 cm, 0 °C @ 30 cm, 0 °C @ 40 cm, 0 °C @ 45 cm 1 tests connected to snow profile

ObsID: 243108

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.