Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Sunday 16.01.2022

Danger level 4 - High avalanche danger

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Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended. We expect naturally released windslabs in the alping and wet slab activity around and below treeline.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

on some steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a large truck or destroy several houses (size 4).

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

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

Advice

Mountain weather, 15.01.2022

10 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 700 m a.s.l during the evening. Breeze from west. -8 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 16.01.2022

30 mm precipitation, up to 40 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 800 m a.s.l Sunday night. Gale from southwest, changing to strong gale from the west. -9 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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