Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Wednesday 2020-12-02

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

A brief spell of warm weather may cause naturally released wet loose avalanches. The snow cover is very sparse. In the high alpine, smaller wind slabs can be triggered.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Avoid terrain traps in areas with wet loose snow.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: Avoid steep slopes with fresh wind slabs in combination with terrain traps.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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1 - Small
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

5 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the south during the afternoon.
-9 °C to -3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. tuesday night.
Cloudy.

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5 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Strong breeze from southwest.
-8 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

01.12.2020 kl. 08:14

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

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Snow Cover

7 cm in total 7 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl. Snow line at 0 masl Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry

Weather

No precipitation 1 °C 3 m/s from SW ↗ 70% clouds Ingen nedbør nå på morgenen. Litt vind fra V sektor. I går mandag synkende temperatur utover dagen og overgang til nedbør som snø ned til havnivå(her)

ObsID: 243368

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

30.11.2020 kl. 08:03

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

Weather

Rain 2 °C 2 m/s from SE ↖ 100% clouds Nedbør som regn opp til ca 200moh, 1grad og sludd over denne høyden. (Over bustneslia på nei til jobb) Litt vind fra Ø sektor

ObsID: 243161

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.