Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Thursday 2021-01-07

Highest danger level per day:

Avoid steep terrain with wind slabs. A persistent weak layer of facets is lingering and is subject to triggering.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes in combination with terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from south., change to strong breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-7 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 700 m a.s.l. during renoon.

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0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-17 °C to -8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA


07.01.2021 kl. 08:01

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

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Snow Cover

5 cm in total No snowdrift Snow line at 0 masl Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry Veldig lite snø i hele sørlig del av regionen, men vi har et tynt lag ned snø til havnivå i det meste av området her nå. Et skille på ca 100-150moh, ca 20cm snødybde over denne høyden.


No precipitation -10 °C 2 m/s from SE ↖ Ingen nedbør, lite eller ingen vind. I natt har det vært kaldt og klart vær, perfekte forhold for dannelse av overflaterim.

ObsID: 247857

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.