Avalanche warning for region Lyngen Tuesday 18.05.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Conditions for wet avalanches. Be careful if the snowpack is soaking wet.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

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

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

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

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Mildvær og solinnstråling har påvirka snødekket til topps. Grovkorna snø lågt i fjellet. I høgda er snødekket meir finkorna og lagdelt.

Kantkornlag høgt i snødekket er i ferd med å bli varmepåvirka og vil gradvis bli borte. I høgda er det tjukkare kantkornlag djupt i snødekket.

Mountain weather, 17.05.2021

No precipitation. Breeze from southeast. -3 °C to 8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 18.05.2021

4-5 mm precipitation. Strong breeze from southeast, changing to fresh breeze from the southeast during the afternoon. -1 °C to 7 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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