Avalanche warning for region Heiane Sunday 16.01.2022

Danger level 3 - Considerable avalanche danger

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Wind deposited snow is the problem above the new snow line, lower down some naturally released wet avalanches can occur due to rain and rise in temperature.

Avalanche problems

New snow (slab avalanches)

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

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

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

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Mildvær og regn de siste dagne har gitt en snøoverflate med smelteomvandlet snø.

Mountain weather, 15.01.2022

3-6 mm precipitation. Rain up to 900 m a.s.l during the afternoon. Breeze from southwest. -8 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 16.01.2022

20 mm precipitation, up to 30 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 800 m a.s.l Sunday night. Moderate gale from west, changing to strong gale from the northwest during the evening. -5 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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