Avalanche forecast for Sunnmøre Monday 2021-05-10

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Increasing temperatures leads to higher avalanche danger. A weak layer deep in the snow pack can now become more active and increase the chance for natural released avalanches.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast., change to breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-8 °C to 2 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1400 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

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4 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast., change to fresh breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-3 °C to 6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Sunnmøre / Stavbrakka

Snow

10.05.2021 kl. 17:00

1009 masl

knutinge@svv (*****)

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Avalanche Observation

10. May 17:00 Glide avalanche 3 - Large Naturaly released S-facing Avalanche release at 1298 masl and ended at 928 masl Wet snow/melting near the ground Slab Stavbrekka Deler av årlig glideskred løsnet ca 16.45 10/5

ObsID: 271976

Sunnmøre / Skjåk

Snow

10.05.2021 kl. 16:41

932 masl

halgeir@svv (****)

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Avalanche Activity

10. May. During the day Loose wet avalanche Numerous (10 or more). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release Specific steep slopes. N, NE, E

ObsID: 271917

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA

Snow

09.05.2021 kl. 14:58

336 masl

RS@naturguideHVO20 (Unknown)

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Weather

Rain 5 °C 0 m/s 95% clouds

Danger Sign

Other danger sign (specify) Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Gått mye skred i alle retninger og mye vann i snøen

Snow Cover

40 cm in total Snow line at 290 masl Wet loose snow Very wet Veldig vått, nesten sørpete. Grovkornede smelteomvanlet snø hele veien.

ObsID: 271778

Sunnmøre / ØRSTA

Snow

09.05.2021 kl. 14:54

327 masl

Marita@naturguidehvo20 (Unknown)

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Weather

Rain 0 m/s 95% clouds Overskyet og lett regn.

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow Område: Generelt på fjellet. Beskrivelse: Mye små skred som har gått i de fleste fjellsider i dalen.

Snow Cover

75 cm in total No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Snow line at 290 masl Wet loose snow Very wet

ObsID: 271782

Sunnmøre / Volda

Snow

07.05.2021 kl. 12:52

410 masl

Pia@naturguidestudietHVO (Unknown)

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Tests

LBT@45cmQ3

Snow Profile

13 cm 1F RG 1 mm W, 47 cm F RG 1 mm S

ObsID: 271565

Sunnmøre / Skjåk

Snow

07.05.2021 kl. 07:00

1022 masl

halgeir@svv (****)

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Avalanche Observation

7. May 07:00 Avalanche release at 1082 masl and ended at 948 masl

ObsID: 271517

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.