Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Tuesday 2020-01-21

3
Considerable
Published:

Heavy snow showers and strong winds will form large, unstable wind slabs in the alpine. Naturally released avalanches can occure.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees with fresh wind slabs and runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

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.

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25 mm precipitation, up to 55 mm in the most exposed areas.
Moderate gale from west.
-7 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. tuesday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Sunnmøre / D1502(45141) Indre Sunnmøre 2014-2019

Snow

21.01.2020 kl. 09:27

474 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Quick temperature change

Avalanche Danger Assessment

3 Considerable Betydelig skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Det ventes mye nedbør i form av snø i takt med fallende temperatur. FV63 Geiranger - Eidsdal er mest utsatt. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Meldt en del nedbørs mengder kommende døgn med fallende temperaturer..

ObsID: 209007

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA

Snow

20.01.2020 kl. 13:51

397 masl

Stig Løland@obskorps (****)

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Avalanche Problems

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

Snow Cover

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

Danger Sign

Recent avalanches

Weather

Rain 6 °C 5 m/s 100% clouds

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

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)

Snow Cover

Moderate snow drift

Weather

Overskyet

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

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.