Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Sunday 18.03.2018

Danger level 4 - High avalanche danger

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An increase in wind will lead to a large amount of wind transported snow. Avoid all avalanche terrain. Naturally triggered avalanches likely.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on many steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a large truck or destroy several houses (size 4).

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

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

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.

Mountain weather, 18.03.2018

25 mm precipitation, up to 45 mm in the most exposed areas. Gale from west, changing to moderate gale from the west during renoon. -11 °C to -4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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