Avalanche warning for region Nord-Troms Saturday 22.05.2021

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 (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).

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).

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.

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

Mountain weather, 21.05.2021

0 mm precipitation, up to 6 mm in the most exposed areas. Breeze from northeast. -5 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 22.05.2021

Little to no precipitation. Fresh breeze from northeast. -7 °C to -2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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