Avalanche forecast for Vest-Telemark Friday 2021-04-09

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in lee areas in western parts of the region with fresh wind deposited snow. Naturally triggered avalanches may occur in sun exposed terrain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees with fresh wind slabs.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

New snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

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 southwest., change to fresh breeze from the southwest during the afternoon.
-12 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 800 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
9 mm precipitation, up to 18 mm in the most exposed areas.
Moderate gale from west., change to fresh breeze from the west during the evening.
-6 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Telemark / Valle

Snow

09.04.2021 kl. 08:46

804 masl

ElisabethS@Obskorps (***)

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Snow Cover

Moderate snow drift 20 cm new snow Elevation of new snow 350 masl Much loose snow (10-30cm) Moist Mye vind 12-15m/s og god vindtransport. Er mer i kastene som kommer. Det snør bra. Vestavær.

Weather

Snow -2 °C 15 m/s from W → 100% clouds

ObsID: 266460

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.