Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Monday 17.01.2022

Danger level 3 - Considerable avalanche danger

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Unstable conditions. Avoid lee areas in the alpine which have received significant wind loading in the past days.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted 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, 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.

Mountain weather, 17.01.2022

5-9 mm precipitation. Precipitation as snow. Moderate gale from northwest, changing to fresh breeze from the west during the evening. -12 °C to -5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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