Avalanche forecast for Vest-Telemark Friday 2019-05-17


Generally stabile conditions. Be aware in sun-exposed aspects for natural triggered avalanches.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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.
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
1 °C to 12 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east., change to fresh breeze from the east during the afternoon.
2 °C to 13 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 2400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Telemark / VINJE


14.05.2019 kl. 09:45

1100 masl

Bård Henning@obskorps (****)

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Image 1 of 4 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Bård Henning@obskorps Comment:  NØ side
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Image 2 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Bård Henning@obskorps Comment:  Kun noe snø i enkelte sider på 1000 moh
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Image 3 of 4 Of:  Snow Profile Copyright:  Bård Henning@obskorps Comment:  Snøpakka er våt øverst og nederst, fuktig i midten
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Image 4 of 4 Of:  Notes Copyright:  Bård Henning@obskorps Comment:  Bildet er tatt mot vest av Raulandsfjell.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Snøen er stabil og fuktig Mildere i dagene fremover vil sette fart på snøsmeltingen Forecast correct Enkelte sider hvor smeltingen setter fart, vil det være mulig med naturlig utløste skred

Danger Sign

No signs observed


No precipitation 6 °C 3 m/s from N ↓ 50% clouds Mildvær gjennom hele døgnet, men litt kald vind bremser snøsmeltingen noe


Good Ikke mulig å få i brudd

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Elevation of new snow 1200 masl. Snow line at 1000 masl Wet loose snow Wet Her i Rauland er fra 0 - 50 cm snø. Store bare flekker fra 1000 - 1200 moh


Bildet viser at det ligger mere snø vest i regionen. Nysnø fra helgen, ligger fortsatt over 1200 moh

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche The overlying slab is soft. Spontaneous release 1 - Small N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 1100 masl Lite snø i dette området, men mer snø og noe nysnø fra helgen Vest i regionen

ObsID: 194613

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.

Visit www.ut.no for topographic maps online. For slope angle maps, see NGI slope angel maps ("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.