Avalanche warning for region Nord-Troms Wednesday 18.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Predominantly stable conditions, but be aware in steep lee areas in higher elevations, small dry wind slabs are possible to release. Be careful close to and in terrain traps. If/when the sun comes out, the danger will rise in areas where the snow becomes wet and soft.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

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

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few 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)

Siste dager har det snødd og blåst en del i fjellet. Før dette var snødekket fuktet og vått høyt opp, stedvis gjenfryst til skare.

På lørdag ble det observert flere små løssnøskred i regionen. Det ble også løst ut noen små løssnøskred av skikjører i øst-vendte heng.

Mandag ble drønn i snødekket observert rundt 550 moh.

Mountain weather, 17.05.2022

6 mm precipitation, up to 11 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 400 m a.s.l during the evening. Breeze from west, changing to strong breeze from the west during the afternoon. -8 °C to -3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 18.05.2022

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from northwest. -7 °C to -2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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