Avalanche forecast for Salten Tuesday 2019-12-17

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Low
Published:

Be careful in areas with wind deposited snow, otherwise stable conditions.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes with fresh wind slabs in combination with terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

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2 - Medium
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-10 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south.
-9 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / D1807(55160) Nord-Salten 2013 - 2019

Snow

17.12.2019 kl. 05:33

10 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 203290

Salten / D1807(55160) Nord-Salten 2013 - 2019

Snow

16.12.2019 kl. 05:34

10 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 202189

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

15.12.2019 kl. 13:33

664 masl

LeneP@forsvaret (***)

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Image 4 of 4 Of:  Snow Profile Copyright:  Lene Comment:  For meg ser det ut som det kan være nedføyket nysnø som var laget det gikk i brudd på ved både CT og ECT test

Danger Sign

Recent cracks Sprekkdannelser når vi går over områder med fokksnø. Kun lokalt rundt skiene. Ingen forplantning videre.

Weather

No precipitation -2 °C 7 m/s from E ← 60% clouds Vinden blåste fra øst, sør-øst her. Ellers på fjellet var den dominerende vindretning fra sørøst.

Tests

ECTN4@13cmQ2

CTE1@13cmQ2

Snow Profile

15 cm P RG 0 mm/0 mm D, 10 cm F DF 0 mm/0 mm D, 10 cm 4F DF/RG 0 mm/0 mm D, 25 cm 1F RG 0 mm/0 mm D, 5 cm 4F DF/RG 0 mm/0 mm D Litt usikker på dette lagets kornform df/rg, 5 cm 1F RG 0 mm/0 mm D, 2 cm I MFcr 0 mm/0 mm D, 6 cm 4F MF 0 mm/0 mm D, 12 cm P-K 0 mm/0 mm, 2 cm I MFcr 0 mm/0 mm D, 20 cm P MF 0 mm/0 mm M Snøen nederst mot bakken var fuktig. Dette opplevde jeg ikke 2 dager tilbake i tid da eg gravde på ca samme plass.

ObsID: 202180

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

15.12.2019 kl. 11:42

646 masl

LeneP@forsvaret (***)

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Weather

No precipitation -1 °C 12 m/s from SE ↖ 90% clouds Mye vind over tregrensa.

ObsID: 202158

Salten / D1807(55160) Nord-Salten 2013 - 2019

Snow

15.12.2019 kl. 05:44

10 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 202091

Salten / D1807(55160) Nord-Salten 2013 - 2019

Snow

14.12.2019 kl. 05:40

10 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 201979

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.