Avalanche forecast for Vest-Telemark Wednesday 2019-05-22

2
Moderate
Published:

Warm weather and rain give possibility of small wet avalanches.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Be careful in avalanche release and runout areas. Avoid skiing in terrain traps. Timing is important. Stability decreases when the snow surface gets wet and soft. Wet snow avalanches tend to release spontaneously.
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Likely

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

5 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from east.
6 °C to 15 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
21 mm precipitation, up to 40 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from southeast.
8 °C to 13 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Telemark / Raulandsfjell

Snow

21.05.2019 kl. 18:20

1198 masl

svein@obskorps (****)

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Image 1 of 6 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Comment:  Nordside 1200moh
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Image 3 of 6 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Comment:  ca 1350moh nordside
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Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

No precipitation 12 °C 2 m/s from NE ↙ 70% clouds

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Stabile forhold akkurat nå. Det er mulig å løse ut enkelte små våte løssnøskred i bratte heng. Kraftig regn vil øke skredfaren noe. Forecast correct

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Difficult to trigger 1 - Small N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 1200 masl

Avalanche Activity

21. May. During the day No avalanche activity

Snow Cover

30 cm in total No snowdrift Other Wet Snødekket er hardt med litt våt løssnø på toppen. Lite snø i området. Må over ca 1300moh for å finne noe som ligner skiføre. Mere snø vest i regionen.

Snow Profile

3 stratigraphy layers observed 2 temperature points observed

ObsID: 195202

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.