Avalanche forecast for Salten Sunday 2021-02-21

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Complex conditions. Avoid avalanche terrain, especially in leeward slopes, Wind deposited snow are covering persistent weak layer. Natural and remotely triggered avalanche are likely. Beware of danger signs like shooting cracks.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

2 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-15 °C to -6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
5 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southeast.
-18 °C to -5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

21.02.2021 kl. 10:56

265 masl

Krille (**)

Image Of Danger Sign
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Danger Sign Copyright:  Krille

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift Område: I denne fjellsiden

Recent cracks Område: I denne fjellsiden

Whumpf sound Område: I denne fjellsiden

ObsID: 256929

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

21.02.2021 kl. 10:04

6 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Torbjorn@obskorps Comment:  Mjønestindan sett fra Valnesfjord. Godt med avblåste rabber i høyden i dette SØ-vendte terrenget.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 256916

Salten / BODØ

Snow

19.02.2021 kl. 12:16

masl

DW (**)

Image Of Weather
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Weather Copyright:  DW
Image Of Weather
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Weather Copyright:  DW

Weather

28 m/s from SE ↖ 30% clouds

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Det blåser godt med mye snø fortsatt tilgjengelig for transport

ObsID: 256540

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

19.02.2021 kl. 10:05

6 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Torbjorn@obskorps Comment:  Mjønestindan sett fra Valnesfjord. Snødekket er nokså ujevnt fordelt, ser ut til å være godt sintret og kan vel antas å være temmelig hardt de fleste steder.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 256494

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

18.02.2021 kl. 15:31

310 masl

DW (**)

Image Of Tests
Image 1 of 5 Of:  Tests Copyright:  DW
Image Of Tests
Image 2 of 5 Of:  Tests Copyright:  DW Comment:  Undersida av blokka viser det svake laget som ECTP12 gikk på @65cm
Image Of Tests
Image 3 of 5 Of:  Tests Copyright:  DW Comment:  Laget bruddet gikk på
Image Of Tests
Image 4 of 5 Of:  Tests Copyright:  DW Comment:  Laget bruddet gikk på
Image Of Snow Profile
Image 5 of 5 Of:  Snow Profile Copyright:  DW Comment:  Rask profil. Ikke undersøkt hvert lag videre. 20cm F, 30cm 4F, 15cm 1F, 2cm P, 5cm F, 2cm P, 6cm F.

Tests

ECTP11@65cmQ2 Medium

Snow Cover

80 cm in total No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Snow line at 0 masl Much loose snow (10-30cm) Dry

Weather

No precipitation 0 m/s

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: Generelt på fjellet

Snow Profile

ObsID: 256405

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.