Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Thursday 2021-01-28

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Avoid leeward slopes, wind deposited snow are covering persistent weak layer. Beware of danger signs like shooting cracks and whumpf-sounds.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones where the avalanche problem is present. Remote triggering is possible.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd NB: Identifying the avalanche problem is very difficult.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

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

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-19 °C to -9 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-19 °C to -12 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

28.01.2021 kl. 08:04

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

Weather

Snow -4 °C 4 m/s from SE ↖ 100% clouds Lett lett snøvær nå på morgenen, litt vind fra SØ, kuldegrader. Virker som det er "mere" nedbør på ytre deler.

Snow Cover

Some snow drift Lett snøfokk og 0,5 cm nysnø i Utskarpen

ObsID: 252293

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

26.01.2021 kl. 08:47

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Gøran@ObsKorps Comment:  Det lille som har kommet av snø siste døgn.. noen få mm

Weather

Snow -3 °C from SE ↖ 100% clouds Det snødde helt lett nå på morgenen, lite eller ingen vind fra SØ. Noen få kuldegrader. Igår mandag lette snøbyger på morgenen oppholdsvær resten av dagen

Snow Cover

1 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl

ObsID: 251887

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.