Avalanche warning for region Hallingdal Monday 24.01.2022

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

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Some new snow in small bowls and gullies. Risk of small avalanches here. In other terrain features, there is less or no snow

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

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

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Det er generelt lite snø i regionen med ujevn snøfordeling. Skare og oppstikkende stein i skogen, på flater og i vestvendt terreng. Tykkere og sammenhengdende snødekke i østvendte leformasjoner over 1200 moh. lengst vest i regionen.

Over 1200 moh finnes vedvarende svake lag under fokksnøen.

Lørdag ble det observert et naturlig utløst str. 2 skred i østvendt terreng ved Bjøberg på ca 1300 moh.

Søndag morgen var det -1,5 grader på 1344 moh i Hemsedal.

Mountain weather, 23.01.2022

Little to no precipitation. Fresh breeze from west, changing to moderate gale from the southwest during the evening. -3 °C to 1 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 24.01.2022

3 mm precipitation, up to 8 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 800 m a.s.l during renoon. Moderate gale from west, changing to gale from the west during the afternoon. -6 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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