Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Thursday 25.02.2021

Danger level 4 - High avalanche danger

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Temperature increase and rain causes natural avalanches in old persistant weak layers. Avoid avalanche terrain.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

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

Persistent weak layer (slab 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

Mountain weather, 24.02.2021

25 mm precipitation, up to 50 mm in the most exposed areas. Moderate gale from southeast, changing to strong breeze from the southwest during the afternoon. -4 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 25.02.2021

32 mm precipitation, up to 65 mm in the most exposed areas. Strong breeze from southwest. -3 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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