Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Monday 2020-01-20

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Weather change! Natural avalanches expected due to temperature rise and rain. Fresh wind slabs are the problem in the mountains. Avoid avalanche terrain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd For emergency preparedness : Avalanches can become very large and reach avalanche-exposed roads and settlements. For outdoor activity : Stay away from terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones for avalanches.

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Likely

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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3 - Large
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

10 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from west., change to gale from the southwest during the evening.
-8 °C to -2 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

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25 mm precipitation, up to 40 mm in the most exposed areas.
Moderate gale from southwest.
-3 °C to 1 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1400 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA

Snow

20.01.2020 kl. 13:51

397 masl

Stig Løland@obskorps (****)

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Avalanche Activity

20. Jan. 12-18 Loose wet avalanche Several (6-10). 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release Specific steep slopes. N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW. Above 800 masl

Weather

Rain 6 °C 5 m/s 100% clouds

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Spontaneous release 3 - Large N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 700 masl

Danger Sign

Recent avalanches

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wet loose snow Wet Sigesprekkar, stor vannføring i bekkar

ObsID: 207925

Sunnmøre / D1502(45141) Indre Sunnmøre 2014-2019

Snow

20.01.2020 kl. 09:32

474 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Quick temperature change

Recent snowdrift

Avalanche Danger Assessment

3 Considerable Betydelig skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Det ventes mye nedbør i form av regn på snø som kom i helga. Høge temperaturer i tillegg.. FV63 Geiranger - Eidsdal er mest utsatt. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Meldt store nedbørs mengder kommende døgn. .

ObsID: 207869

Sunnmøre / VOLDA

Snow

19.01.2020 kl. 14:59

255 masl

Christer@obskorps (*****)

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Weather

Bygevær med snø/sprøhagl ned til 200moh. Snødekket er ujevnt fordelt i terrenget på grunn av mykje vind frå sørlig sektor. Mest snø i nordlig heng og skjerma område

ObsID: 207759

Sunnmøre / SYKKYLVEN

Snow

19.01.2020 kl. 12:39

736 masl

Halvor@NVE (*****)

Danger Sign

Whumpf sound Område: På dette stedet. Beskrivelse: Drønn i snøen med stor tilleggslast. Svikter i løs nysnø under 20 cm fersk fokksnø her.

ObsID: 207715

Sunnmøre / NORDDAL

Snow

19.01.2020 kl. 11:30

1242 masl

RSorte (Unknown)

Weather

Overskyet

Snow Cover

Moderate snow drift

ObsID: 207744

Sunnmøre / STRANDA

Snow

18.01.2020 kl. 14:43

959 masl

Isern (Unknown)

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Snow Profile

1 cm F PP, 20 cm 1F/4F RG, 35 cm 1F/P- RG, 5 cm P MF, 20 cm P RG, 25 cm P MFcl

ObsID: 207636

Sunnmøre / STRANDA

Snow

18.01.2020 kl. 12:54

809 masl

Isern (Unknown)

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Snow Profile

1 cm F PP, 2 cm P MFcr, 0.3 cm 4F FC/FCxr, 3 cm K MFcr, 2 cm 4F RG, 15 cm 1F/4F RG, 50 cm 4F/1F RG, 20 cm 1F MF, 30 cm P RG

ObsID: 207635

Sunnmøre / STRANDA

Snow

18.01.2020 kl. 12:53

809 masl

Øystein (Unknown)

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Snow Profile

1 cm F PP 1 mm D, 2 cm P MFcr 3 mm, 2 cm 1F MF 2 mm, 6 cm P MF 2 mm, 20 cm 4F RG 1 mm M, 20 cm 1F RG 1 mm M, 3 cm P MFcr 3 mm, 10 cm 1F MF 2 mm, 70 cm P RG 1 mm M

ObsID: 207588

Sunnmøre / SYKKYLVEN

Snow

17.01.2020 kl. 16:44

642 masl

PetterHorthe (Unknown)

Tests

CTE18@15cmQ2 Medium

ObsID: 207449

Sunnmøre / SYKKYLVEN

Snow

17.01.2020 kl. 15:55

642 masl

PetterHorthe (Unknown)

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Snow Profile

0.5 cm I IF, 2 cm 4F RG/MF, 2 cm P MFcr, 2 cm 1F MFcr, 8 cm P MF, 50 cm 1F MF

ObsID: 207446

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA

Snow

17.01.2020 kl. 15:15

648 masl

sindrejh (Unknown)

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Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Recent avalanches

Snow Cover

Layered snow begins at 800 masl Overgang til tørr snøoverflate ca. 1000 moh. Antatt ca. 800 moh for snø uten farlig lagdeling basert på smelteriller til ca. denne høyden. Kraftig føyke på toppene.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

Avalanche Activity

17. Jan. During the day One (1). 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release Above 1000 masl

ObsID: 207466

Sunnmøre / SYKKYLVEN

Snow

17.01.2020 kl. 14:53

masl

Sindre@nortind (**)

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Avalanche Activity

17. Jan. 12-18 Dry slab avalanche Few (2-5). 2 - Medium. Spontaneous release N

ObsID: 207434

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.