Avalanche forecast for Vest-Finnmark Friday 2020-06-05

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

The avalanche danger is highest where the snow is loose and wet. Be careful in release areas, runout and in the proximity of glide cracks. Keep distance to cornices.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-1 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
2 °C to 8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2000 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Finnmark / Alta

Snow

03.06.2020 kl. 11:37

42 masl

Bjørnulf@ObsKorps (****)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Bjørnulf@ObsKorps Comment:  Over Altafjorden mot Ø
Image Of Snow Cover
Image 2 of 2 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Bjørnulf@ObsKorps Comment:  Utover Langfjorden mot NØ

Weather

No precipitation 10 °C 50% clouds

Snow Cover

Snødekket har minket mye rundt Altafjorden og ved Langfjorden. I Langfjordbotn og andre steder V i regionen som har fått svært mye snø i vinter, ligger fortsatt snøen omtrent ned til fjæra (også i S vendt terreng).

Avalanche Activity

3. Jun. During the day (+02:00) No avalanche activity Ingen ferske skred str 2 eller større sett fra E6 Langfjordbotn til Talvik

ObsID: 237878

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.