Avalanche warning for region Finnmarkskysten Saturday 27.02.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Locally unstable conditions. A skier or a snow mobile may trigger avalanches in the fresh wind slabs, while persistent weak layers deeper in the snow in general is hard to trigger.

Avalanche problems

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3). Remote triggering is possible.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Sterk vind fra forskjellige retninger har gitt et generelt hardt snødekke av fokksnø. De mest vindutsatte terrengformasjonene er avblåst med mye oppstikkende stein. I skjermede terrengformasjoner kan det være mykere snø.

Det finnes vedvarende svake lag av kantkorn og begerkrystaller. Dette finnes enten ved bakken, i forbindelse med skare eller i lag under fokksnøen.

Mountain weather, 26.02.2021

8 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas. Fresh breeze from west, changing to moderate gale from the northwest during renoon. -5 °C to -2 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 27.02.2021

2 mm precipitation, up to 7 mm in the most exposed areas. Fresh breeze from northwest, changing to fresh breeze from the southwest during the afternoon. -9 °C to -5 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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