Avalanche forecast for Vest-Finnmark Tuesday 2019-05-07

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Generally stable conditions. Be careful in sun exposed steep slopes and in areas with wind slabs at higher elevations.

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.
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)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

1 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
-10 °C to -5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east., change to fresh breeze from the east during the evening.
-10 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 800 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Finnmark / Kvænangen

Snow

07.05.2019 kl. 15:11

881 masl

Bjørnulf@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Bjørnulf@ObsKorps Comment:  Fra Vassnestind mot Koppartindplatået og fjella ved Langfjordbotn.

Snow Cover

Some snow drift Storm slab (soft slab) Dry Litt snøfokk på toppen av Vassnestind 897 moh. På toppen var det tørr snøoverflate. Et par hundre høydemeter lenger ned var det fuktig snøoverflate i V-vendte heng.

Avalanche Activity

7. May. During the day Loose dry avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release Specific steep slopes. N, NE, W, NW. Above 400 masl Små skred av siste snøfall sklidd oppå skare. Kan ha gått i går eller i dag.

ObsID: 193986

Vest-Finnmark / Kvænangen

Snow

04.05.2019 kl. 14:54

142 masl

Bjørnulf@ObsKorps (****)

Avalanche Activity

4. May. 12-18 Loose wet avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release Isolated steep slopes. E, SE, S, SW, W. Above 400 masl Få cm løssnø sklir på solskare i enkelte heng

ObsID: 193712

Vest-Finnmark / Loppa

Snow

04.05.2019 kl. 11:08

786 masl

Bergsfjordlodge (Unknown)

Image Of Weather
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Bergsfjordlodge

Snow Cover

20 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 0 masl Noe tegn etter vind (nordlig) i høyden

Weather

No precipitation -3,5grad kl8, 0moh

ObsID: 193690

Vest-Finnmark / Kvænangen

Snow

04.05.2019 kl. 10:32

360 masl

Bjørnulf@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Bjørnulf@ObsKorps Comment:  Mot N innover Jøkelfjorden

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Some loose snow (1-10cm) Dry Fuktig snøoverflate nede ved fjorden

Avalanche Activity

4. May. During the day No avalanche activity Sola kan ta ut små løssnøskred i nysnøen etterhvert

ObsID: 193687

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.