Avalanche forecast for Nord-Troms Wednesday 2019-02-27

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Wind deposited snow is the problem above the new snow line, lower down some naturally released wet avalanches can occur due to rain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps and steep slopes until the new snow has stabilized. The avalanche problem is generally widely distributed on any steep slope with deep new snow. Look for cohesive new snow that breaks apart or is poorly bonded to the old snow. Cracks around your skis are a typical dangersign.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid avalanche release and run out areas. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Timing is important.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Widespread steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

7 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from west., change to strong breeze from the southwest during the evening.
-8 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

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10 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from west., change to strong breeze from the northeast during the afternoon.
-15 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 500 m a.s.l. wednesday night.
Cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Nord-Troms / D1907(55340) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

27.02.2019 kl. 07:29

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

Snow 3 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 07:00 10 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn. Snøfokk siste 6 timer.

Avalanche Activity

No avalanche activity Gjelder Fv347 Lauksundskaret - Arnøyhamn,

ObsID: 183207

Nord-Troms / D1907(55340) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

26.02.2019 kl. 07:15

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

Snow -1 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 06:00 3 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

ObsID: 183029

Nord-Troms / D1907(55340) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

25.02.2019 kl. 08:04

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Weather

Rain 4 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 07:00 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

Avalanche Activity

No avalanche activity Gjelder Fv347 Lauksundskaret - Arnøyhamn,

ObsID: 182877

Nord-Troms / Kvænangen

Snow

24.02.2019 kl. 10:51

7 masl

Bjørnulf@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Bjørnulf@ObsKorps Comment:  Koppartindgryta

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wet

Avalanche Activity

23. Feb. During the day (+01:00) Wet slab avalanche One (1). 3 - Large. Spontaneous release Ett str 3 stort skred i Koppartindgryta, bruddkant 50+ cm, bredde 300 m. Også noen små våte skred fra berg, ett ned på veikanten ved Låvanveien.

ObsID: 182778

Nord-Troms / D1907(55340) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

24.02.2019 kl. 10:35

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Weather

Rain 6 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 09:00 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

Avalanche Activity

24. Feb 10:39 (+01:00) - 23. Feb 10:39 (+01:00) Dry slab avalanche 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release NW. Between 500 masl and 400 masl Gjelder Fv347 Lauksundskaret - Arnøyhamn,

ObsID: 182765

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.