Avalanche warning for region Finnmarkskysten Monday 08.03.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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In higher altitudes, there are still complex conditions with persistently weak layers of facets in the old snowpack. Unstable storm slabs made during the weekend can still be found in some places.

Avalanche problems

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).

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

You can trigger avalanches on some steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3).

Advice

The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Den siste uka har det vært snøbyger med vind fra omkring nordvest. Siste 3 døgn har det kommet ca. 10 - 25 cm nysnø.

I slutten av februar var det plussgrader og regn opp til ca 800 moh. Før mildværet var det vedvarende svake lag av kantkorn og begerkrystaller mange steder. Disse lagene kan fortsatt finnes over ca. 200 moh., enten ved bakken, i forbindelse med skare eller i lag under fokksnøen.

Mountain weather, 07.03.2021

1-5 mm precipitation. Fresh breeze from northeast, changing to breeze from the east during renoon. -15 °C to -11 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 08.03.2021

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from southeast. -17 °C to -11 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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