Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Thursday 2021-02-04

Highest danger level per day:

Generally safe avalanche conditions. There is a persistent weak layer below wind slabs, but it is generally difficult to trigger. Be careful where the wind slabs are thin/soft and easier to trigger.

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
2 - Medium
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from east., change to fresh breeze from the northeast during the afternoon.
-19 °C to -13 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from northeast., change to breeze from the northeast during renoon.
-17 °C to -10 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA


04.02.2021 kl. 08:47

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

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No precipitation -17 °C Ingen nedbør, lite vind. Kaldt og klart vær både på dag og natt siste dagene. Så antar st det blir dannet noe overflaterim nå

ObsID: 253446

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.