Avalanche forecast for Nord-Troms Tuesday 2021-01-26

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

A persistent buried weak layer can cause large avalanches. Remote triggering is possible.

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
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-18 °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.
-16 °C to -11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Nord-Troms / Kvænangen

Snow

25.01.2021 kl. 13:05

610 masl

StigR@Obskorps (***)

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Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Fortsatt lave temperaturer vil fortsette utviklingen av kantkorn høyt i dekket der det er lite sne. Forecast correct

Avalanche Activity

25. Jan. During the day No avalanche activity

Weather

No precipitation -15 °C 0 m/s 75% clouds

Avalanche Problems

Dry slab avalanche Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust Within half a meter A big and identifiable crystal in the weak layer. Easy to trigger 2 - Medium N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 400 masl

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Drønn i sneen fra 400 moh og opp i høyden.

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Wind slab (hard slab) Dry De snødekket er tynt bører den dårlig. Kollapser i et kantkorn lag

Snow Profile

9 cm 1F RG 0 mm D, 0.5 cm P RG 0 mm D, 10 cm 4F FC 2 mm D, 15 cm P MF D

ObsID: 251787

Nord-Troms / Kvænangen

Snow

25.01.2021 kl. 12:29

565 masl

StigR@Obskorps (***)

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Tests

ECTX Good

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Det ligge kantkorn høyt i snedekket der vinden ikke har deponert sne. Snedekket bryter lett. Der der er deponert sne der sneen stabil og homogent. Dersom lave temperaturer fortsetter vil det utvikles ytterligere kantkorn. I hovedsak er snedekket tynt men den sterke vinden i det siste har flyttet betydelige mengder sne i le for sø vind. Ras i slike områder kan bli store. Forecast correct

Avalanche Activity

25. Jan. During the day No avalanche activity

Weather

No precipitation -15.4 °C 3 m/s from SE ↖ 95% clouds

Avalanche Problems

Dry slab avalanche Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow Over one meter Very difficult to trigger 2 - Medium N, NE, SW, W, NW above 500 masl

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Stedvis mye sne deponert i le for sø vind.

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl. Snow line at 300 masl. Layered snow begins at 400 masl Wind slab (hard slab) Dry Varierende med vindpåvirket hard og stedvis løssnø. Lite sne med bare rabber. Det høres mye drønn i sneen der snedekket er tynt. For observasjonsstedet er det 2,80m sne dybde. I le siden mot NV.

Snow Profile

10 cm 1F RG 0 mm D, 42 cm P RG 0 mm D, 3 cm 1F RG/RGxf 1 mm, 4 cm P MFcr/MFcl 1 mm, 29 cm P RG 1 mm D, 3 cm 1F RG/RGxf 1 mm D -15.8 °C @ 0 cm, -14.5 °C @ 10 cm, -13.2 °C @ 20 cm, -11.9 °C @ 30 cm, -10.9 °C @ 40 cm, -9.8 °C @ 50 cm 1 tests connected to snow profile

ObsID: 251783

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.