Avalanche forecast for Nord-Troms Monday 2021-05-17

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Conditions for wet avalanches. Be careful in areas where the snowpack is wet or soaking.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-5 °C to 2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-1 °C to 5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Nord-Troms / Nordreisa

Snow

16.05.2021 kl. 17:22

1065 masl

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Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

No precipitation 1.6 °C 5 m/s from S ↑ 75% clouds

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Snøen virker hard og godt pakket. Noen vannlag i snøen. Vanskelig å løsne ut skred. Men varmen kan gi selvutløste skred enkelte steder. Fremstår dom snødekket blir mer homogent. Forecast correct

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Snow line at 50 masl Wet loose snow Wet Fra skogen og opp mot ca 500 moh våt løssnø. Grovkornet og løs. Smelting også fra bakken. Fra 600 moh noe fastere men fortsatt fuktig opp til topps på 1100 moh. Natt til 15 mai kom det noe snø i fjellet. Med bind ble det lagt noen små fokksnøflak. Disse er smeltepåvirlet og våte.

Avalanche Problems

Wet slab avalanche Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow Within a meter Very difficult to trigger 3 - Large N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW

Avalanche Activity

16. May. During the day No avalanche activity

Snow Profile

8 cm 1F MF 1 mm W, 21 cm P RG 0 mm D-M, 1 cm 1F MFsl V-S, 18 cm P RG 0 mm D-M, 1 cm 1F MFsl V-S, 35 cm P RG 0 mm D-M -0.3 °C @ 0 cm, -0.7 °C @ 10 cm, -2 °C @ 20 cm, -2.2 °C @ 30 cm, -2.3 °C @ 40 cm, -3.4 °C @ 50 cm, -3.6 °C @ 60 cm, -4 °C @ 70 cm

ObsID: 272500

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.