Avalanche forecast for Nord-Troms Wednesday 2021-02-24

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Avoid avalanche terrain. Big avalanches can be triggered on persistent weak layers.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

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3 - Large
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

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2 - Medium
High additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southeast., change to fresh breeze from the southeast during renoon.
-19 °C to -6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
1 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast.
-14 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Nord-Troms / Skjervøy

Snow

24.02.2021 kl. 21:15

503 masl

Hans-Jørgen@ObsKorps (***)

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Notes

10 cm nysnø 17.00-19.00. Ubunden, 0 m/s 500 moh, - 2°C.

ObsID: 257703

Nord-Troms / D1907(CLA20) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

24.02.2021 kl. 07:14

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

No precipitation 0 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 06:00 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn. Snøfokk siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Avalanche Activity

No avalanche activity Gjelder Fv7940 Lauksundskaret - Arnøyhamn,

ObsID: 257543

Nord-Troms / Gáivuotna

Snow

23.02.2021 kl. 09:06

893 masl

Ingrid@NVE (*****)

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Snow Cover

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ObsID: 257346

Nord-Troms / D1907(CLA20) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

23.02.2021 kl. 08:16

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

Snow -3 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 06:00 5 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn. Snøfokk siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Avalanche Activity

No avalanche activity Gjelder Fv7940 Lauksundskaret - Arnøyhamn,

ObsID: 257337

Nord-Troms / D1907(CLA20) Nord Troms 2017-2022

Snow

22.02.2021 kl. 06:48

0 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

Snow -8 °C Arnøya (0moh) kl 06:00 5 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn. Snøfokk siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

ObsID: 257140

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.