Avalanche forecast for Salten Monday 2021-12-06

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in leeward slopes, wind deposited snow may be covering apersistent weak layer. 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 near surface

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

No precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast.
-26 °C to -14 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
No precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast.
-27 °C to -15 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

06.12.2021 kl. 12:50

970 masl

Sølve@Nordland_fk (****)

Avalanche Activity

6. Dec. During the day Dry slab avalanche One (1). 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release SE Overraskende ekspossisjon? Usikker på når skredet har gått, men det er tydelig bruddkant. Observert fra helskog.

ObsID: 279446

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

06.12.2021 kl. 11:27

7 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Torbjorn@obskorps Comment:  Mjønestindan sett fra Valnesfjord. Klart og svinekaldt, nærmere 20 kuldegrader ved havnivå. Gode forhold for kantkorn.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 279436

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

05.12.2021 kl. 13:00

741 masl

Linn Asplin (Unknown)

Image Of Notes
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Notes Copyright:  Linn Asplin
Image Of Notes
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Notes Copyright:  Linn Asplin

Notes

Snødekket er tynt. Over tredgrensen er snøen preget av vinden. Der den er hard vindpakket med sastruger eller skare. Utsikkende steiner og vegetasjon er synlig. Faregrad i dette området vurderes til 1.

Weather

-15 °C 7 m/s from S ↑

Snow Cover

0 cm new snow Snow line at 0 masl Wind slab (hard slab) Dry

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 279351

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

05.12.2021 kl. 10:43

5 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Torbjorn@obskorps Comment:  Mjønestindan sett fra Valnesfjord. Ujevnt dekke i høyden.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 279300

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.