Avalanche warning for region Indre Sogn Thursday 20.01.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Be aware of isolated wind slabs above treeline. A single skier can trigger an avalanche in fresh wind slabs.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on some steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Snøoverflaten i høyfjellet er preget av hard fokksnø og vind fra de siste dagene. Snømengden varierer fra avblåst og fremstikkende stein til områder med større ansamlinger av fast fokksnø. Snøgrensa på onsdag lå på omlag 500 moh.

Mildvær i forbindelse med Gyda ventes å ha nøytralisert vedvarende svake lag i regionen.

Mountain weather, 19.01.2022

20 mm precipitation, up to 35 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1000 m a.s.l Wednesday night. Strong breeze from west, changing to gale from the northwest during the afternoon. -14 °C to -1 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 20.01.2022

5 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas. Precipitation as snow. Gale from northwest, changing to moderate gale from the northwest during the afternoon. -14 °C to -8 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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