Avalanche forecast for Salten Saturday 2021-01-16

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in leeward slopes, wind deposited snow are covering persistent weak layers. Beware of typical signs of instability, 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)

3 mm precipitation.
Breeze from west.
-9 °C to -3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
2 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from southwest.
-10 °C to -4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. saturday night.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / Kvalhornet

Snow

16.01.2021 kl. 13:00

432 masl

Krille (**)

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Weather

-3 °C 0 m/s I stort sett klar himmel med noen høyere skyer. Mer skyet tidligere på dagen med skydekte topper. Tenkte at det fort kunne sette av litt rim.

Notes

Myke flak fra ca 400 moh. «Perfekt mykhet» Fikk også noen drønn på «pretuva» men gravde ikke no for å finne ut hva det var. Men tydelig at noe ligger å venter på mere snø for å lag litt h...

ObsID: 249531

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

16.01.2021 kl. 11:44

5 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

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Snow Cover

ObsID: 249453

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

14.01.2021 kl. 13:39

5 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

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Snow Cover

ObsID: 249127

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.