Avalanche forecast for Nord-Troms Monday 2019-12-16

Highest danger level per day:

Avoid areas with newly deposited wind slabs. There can be persistent weak layers between the wind slabs and melt-freeze-crust.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod 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 above a crust

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast.
-8 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
1 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-10 °C to -6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Nord-Troms / Nordreisa


15.12.2019 kl. 19:29

265 masl

StigR@obskorps (***)

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Wind slab (hard slab) Dry Der vinden ikke har pakket nysnø er det et godt utviklet lag med kantkorn på overflaten. I le der sneen er kompakt ligger også kantkorn under 10-15 cm med delvis omdannet nysne. Store forskjeller innenfor små områder.

ObsID: 202182

Nord-Troms / Gamanjunni


14.12.2019 kl. 10:36

1092 masl

Ingrid@NVE (*****)

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No precipitation -6.5 °C 3 m/s from E ← Klart og kaldt vær. Vindteikn i snøen. Ikkje observert skredaktivitet.

ObsID: 202021

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.