Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Friday 2019-05-24

Highest danger level per day:

Favorable conditions. Warm daytime-temperatures and solar radiation give increased danger of wet avalanches.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Be careful where the avalanche problem is found in combination with terrain traps. You will only find the avalanche problem in a few isolated areas.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

3 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
2 °C to 10 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2400 m a.s.l. thursday night.
Partly cloudy.

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2 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from southeast., change to breeze from the northwest during the evening.
-1 °C to 5 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1500 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA


21.05.2019 kl. 22:31

1160 masl

Stig Løland@obskorps (****)

Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 1 of 3 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Stig Løland@obskorps
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Image 2 of 3 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Stig Løland@obskorps Comment:  Glidesprekkar, Ø ca 1000 moh
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Image 3 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Stig Løland@obskorps Comment:  Mot s. Dalbotnen er på ca 400 og toppane 12-1300.

Danger Sign

No signs observed


No precipitation 10 °C 0 m/s 80% clouds

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Det er fullt mulig å dra med seg våt laussnø i svingar i bratt terreng. Særleg solsider. Pass på i terrengfeller. Det er fortsatt glideskred som går på utsatte plassar. Forecast correct

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Easy to trigger 1 - Small N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 900 masl Den forrige laussnøen er lettast å påvirke. Den ligg frå ca 900-1000. Solsider er ekstra blaute.

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wet loose snow Wet Snøgrensa varierar veldig. I Fingersida samanhengande snødekke frå ca 700. Andre plassar er det snøfritt til topps. Sjå t.d. foto. Våt snø i alle fall opp til 1200. Den er såpass laus at det er lett å dra med seg snø og løyse ut str 1 laussnøskred i bratt terreng.

Avalanche Activity

21. May. During the day Glide avalanche One (1). 3 - Large. Spontaneous release Isolated steep slopes. N Tidspkt ukjent, men det såg ganske ferskt ut.

ObsID: 195205

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.