Avalanche forecast for Tromsø Saturday 2018-12-15

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Be careful in areas with fresh wind deposited snow. Keep in mind that even small avalanches can have consequences if you fall into rockery terrain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Be careful where the avalanche problem is found in combination with terrain traps.You will only find the avalanche problem in a few isolated areas.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southwest.
-3 °C to 2 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 700 m a.s.l. friday night.
Cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southwest., change to breeze from the south during the afternoon.
-4 °C to -1 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 400 m a.s.l. saturday night.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Tromsø / Tromsø

Snow

14.12.2018 kl. 10:28

752 masl

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Image 2 of 5 Of:  Weather Copyright:  torben@obskorps Comment:  Mot buren
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Image 3 of 5 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  torben@obskorps Comment:  Våt snø. Ca opp til 350-400moh Tenker hele snødekket generellt er vått. Bilde fra Ca 300moh
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Image 4 of 5 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  torben@obskorps Comment:  Fuktig og kram snødekke på Ca 500moh
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Image 5 of 5 Of:  Tests Copyright:  torben@obskorps Comment:  Blokktest Ca 750moh NØ. Q2/50cm løsnet på nedføyka nysnø, mulig det øverste 10cm løsnet pga dårlig binding i fokksnøen

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Forecast correct Varsom har et riktig og godt bilde av snødekket

Avalanche Problems

Dry slab avalanche Buried weak layer of new snow Within half a meter The weak layer collapses easily and clean (easy propagation). The collapsing weak layer is thin < 3 cm. Difficult to trigger Possible 1 - Small Specific steep slopes N, NE, E above 600 masl

Snow Cover

Weather

Drizzle 4 °C 4 m/s from S ↑ 100% clouds observasjon fra parkering . Sluddbyger fra ca 350-400moh. Snøbyger fra ca 600/650moh

Notes

Tenker at overflaterimet fra onsdag er borte de fleste plasser I denne regionen

ObsID: 171408

Tromsø / Tromsø

Snow

12.12.2018 kl. 12:16

406 masl

torben@obskorps (***)

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Weather

No precipitation 8 m/s from S ↑ 100% clouds Bakkefokk.

Notes

Transport av snø i høyden nu En del bakkefokk

ObsID: 171075

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.