Avalanche warning for region Nord-Troms Thursday 20.05.2021

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.

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

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Mildvær og solinnstråling har påvirket snødekket i hele regionen. I lavereliggende områder så er snøen grovkornet. I høyden er snødekket fortsatt mer finkornet og lagdelt.

Kantkornlag i snødekket er i ferd med å avrundes og vil gradvis bli smelteomvandlet.

Mandag er det observert et stort flakskred vest i regionen nær Hammarneset, samt et stort flakskred i Engenesdalen.

Mountain weather, 19.05.2021

No precipitation. Breeze from south. -3 °C to 6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 20.05.2021

1-3 mm precipitation. Breeze from northwest. -2 °C to 3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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