Avalanche warning for region Indre Troms Friday 07.01.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Slab avalanches can be triggered in fresh storm slabs and on persistent weak layers. Storm slabs are present in many aspects. Persistent weak layers are also possible to trigger, and can give large avalanches.

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).

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

You can trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3). Remote triggering is possible.

Advice

The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Sterk vind frå skiftande retning har sidan søndag transportert og påverka snø. Der det ikkje er avblåst, er det hard vindpåverka snø over skoggrensa. Under snøgrensa er det framleis mykje ubunden snø.

Djupare i snødekke finnast det vedvarande svake lag. Generelt har desse vore vanskeleg å påverka den siste tida, men nokre stadar er det likevel observert drønn i snøen.

Mountain weather, 06.01.2022

Little to no precipitation. Strong breeze from north, changing to breeze from the northeast during the afternoon. -21 °C to -11 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 07.01.2022

No precipitation. Breeze from southeast. -24 °C to -13 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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