Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms Sunday 2021-01-24

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

There is a persistent weak layer buried in the snow cover that may be triggered by a skier or snowmobile. Remote triggering possible on hotspots or on convex terrain where the snow cover is thin.

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
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 the afternoon.
-21 °C to -11 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-17 °C to -8 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

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

Snow

23.01.2021 kl. 08:58

3 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Mye sø vind siste døgn, endel fokk i fjellet.. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Ifø yr skal vinden avta mot kveld..

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Weather

No precipitation -6 °C Bergsfjord (0moh) kl 08:58 Snøfokk siste døgn.

ObsID: 251384

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

Snow

21.01.2021 kl. 17:26

227 masl

drift@svv (**)

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Image 1 of 1 Of:  Not given Copyright:  Statens vegvesen Comment:  Bilde fra skredsaktivitet

Avalanche Danger Assessment

3 Considerable Betydelig skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Noe snøfokk i fjellet. Sterk vind fra sø. . FV7862 Kaperdalen - er mest utsatt. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Økende vindstyrke utover kveld..

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Recent avalanches

Weather

No precipitation -9 °C Bergsfjord (0moh) kl 17:26 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn. Snøfokk siste 12 timer.

Avalanche Activity

21. Jan 17:33 (+01:00) - 20. Jan 17:33 (+01:00) Dry slab avalanche 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release SE. Between 400 masl and 300 masl Gjelder Fv7862 Kaperdalen - , Flakskred ved kaperskaret vestside. Ca 100-150m bruddkant. Skredet gikk på veien.

ObsID: 251181

Sør-Troms / Kaperskaret vest

Snow

21.01.2021 kl. 17:00

349 masl

drift@svv (**)

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Image 1 of 1 Of:  Not given Copyright:  drift@svv Comment:  Statens vegvesen

Avalanche Observation

21. Jan 17:00 (+01:00) Snø på FV7862 løsnet fra fjell/dalside 50-200m. Anslått skredvolum på veg: <10m^3.Blokkert veglengde: <10m.

Incident

Snow Traffic stopped Road

ObsID: 251179

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.