Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms Friday 2021-01-15

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in leeward slopes, wind deposited snow are covering persistent weak layers. Beware of danger signs like shooting cracks and whumpf-sounds.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid 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 beneath a crust

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)

4 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southwest.
-11 °C to -3 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
4 mm precipitation.
Breeze from west.
-7 °C to 0 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Sør-Troms / D1903(TFFK1) Senja 2019-2024

Snow

15.01.2021 kl. 11:58

3 masl

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Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Liten skredfare (vurdert fra veg). 5 cm nysnø i lavlandet på kysten, overgang til mildvær og regn. Endel is i fjellsider og bekkeløp men lite snø i kjente skredområder. . Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Temperaturen skal synke noe utover helga..

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

Rain 2 °C Husøy (100moh) kl 12:05 2 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer.

ObsID: 249277

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.