Avalanche forecast for Salten Saturday 2019-05-18

2
Moderate
Published:

Solar radiation and high day temperatures may result in natural avalanche activity. The danger increases with the sun and heat.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Be careful in avalanche release and runout areas. Avoid skiing in terrain traps. Timing is important. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

Avoid staying for a longer period in avalanche release and run out areas. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Timing is important.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from northwest.
-1 °C to 8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
3 °C to 10 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / BODØ

Snow

18.05.2019 kl. 22:01

766 masl

Krille (**)

Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Krille Comment:  https://www.an.no/bodo/nord-norge/var/pilot-advarer-mot-snoskredfare-i-fjellet-det-sklir-ut-flere-steder/s/5-4-1011104
ObsID: 194983

Salten / BODØ

Snow

18.05.2019 kl. 10:52

masl

kjus@nortind (***)

Image Of Weather
Image 1 of 4 Of:  Weather Copyright:  kjus@nortind Comment:  Utsikt mot Småtindane og Sandhornet.
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  kjus@nortind Comment:  Nordflankene på Aurnestindane i Mistfjorden.
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 3 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  kjus@nortind Comment:  Syd siden på Sjunktinden innerst i Mistfjorden.
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 4 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  kjus@nortind Comment:  Fagertinden og Breiviktinden. NV siden.

Weather

No precipitation 10 °C 2 m/s from N ↓ Nydelig vær. En smak av sommer. Temperaturen har steget litt fra igår og ventes å komme godt over 15 grader imorgen (Bodø).

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Den varslede temperaturøkningen de neste dagene kan gi naturlig utløste skred. Forecast too high Faregraden kan nok senkes til fg1.

Avalanche Activity

18. May. During the day No avalanche activity

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Våren har tatt grep i fjellet med god smelting av snø. Snøgrensen ligger nå på ca 3-400 moh i nordsidene og høyere i syd vendte sider.

ObsID: 194974

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.

Visit www.ut.no for topographic maps online. For slope angle maps, see NGI slope angel maps ("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.