Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Thursday 20.01.2022

Danger level 3 - Considerable avalanche danger

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An increase in wind and snowfall 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)

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

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

You can trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a large truck or destroy several houses (size 4). Remote triggering is possible.

Advice

Mountain weather, 19.01.2022

30 mm precipitation, up to 45 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1000 m a.s.l Wednesday night. Gale from southwest, changing to moderate gale from the west during renoon. -8 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 20.01.2022

10 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Precipitation as snow. Gale from northwest, changing to strong breeze from the northwest during the afternoon. -13 °C to -7 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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