Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Wednesday 2021-01-13

Highest danger level per day:

Be careful in areas with windslabs in the alpine. A weak layer of facets can be present in isolated features, but generally stable conditions. Keep in mind that even small avalanches can have consequences if you fall into rocky terrain.

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

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from east.
-20 °C to -11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.

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0 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from east., change to breeze from the southeast during the afternoon.
-20 °C to -12 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA


12.01.2021 kl. 08:46

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)


No precipitation -5 °C 6 m/s from E ← 70% clouds Ingen nedbør, mye og tildels kraftig vind i kastene. Kuldegrader

Snow Cover

Some snow drift Lett til moderat snøfokk over vei, observert på kjøretur til jobb. Hadde det vært mere snø tilgjengelig for transport hadde det nok vært kraftigere fokk i dag.

ObsID: 248672

Svartisen / LURØY


10.01.2021 kl. 17:35


StigArveJohansen@Helgeland (Unknown)

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift Område: I denne fjellsiden


Snow -1 °C from SE ↖ Vekslende vindstyrke med vindfraktet snø som resultat

ObsID: 248474

Svartisen / RANA


10.01.2021 kl. 11:08

29 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Gøran@ObsKorps


No precipitation -2 °C 3 m/s from SE ↖ 95% clouds Det har kommet litt nedbør som snø kombinert med vind i løpet av natten. Nå oppholdsvær og no høyere temperatur enn i går. Litt vind fra SØ

Snow Cover

3 cm in total 3 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl. Snow line at 0 masl Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry

ObsID: 248376

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.