Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms Thursday 2019-02-28

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be aware of isolated wind slabs, otherwise stable conditions.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Be careful in steep slopes and around terrain traps 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.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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)

18 mm precipitation, up to 30 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from southwest., change to moderate gale from the northeast during the evening.
-9 °C to 0 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 500 m a.s.l. wednesday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from northeast.
-13 °C to -6 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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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.