Avalanche warning for region Lyngen Friday 21.05.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Conditions for wet avalanches. Be careful in areas where the snowpack is wet or soaking. Wet slabs could release on deep persistent weak layers.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

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

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

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

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)

Mildvær og solinnstråling har påvirket snødekket til minst 1200 moh. I lavereliggende områder så er snøen grovkornet. I høyden er snødekket fortsatt mer finkornet og lagdelt.

I høyden finnes det vedvarende svake lag av kantkorn dypt i snødekket.

Tirsdag ble det observert et stort flakskred ved Tromsdalstinden, lengst vest i regionen.

Mountain weather, 20.05.2021

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from west. -2 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 21.05.2021

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from northeast. -5 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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