Avalanche warning for region Nord-Troms Thursday 19.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Sun and high temperatures gives higher risk of wet loose-snow and slab avalanches in steep sun-exposed terrain.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Avalanches may release spontaneously on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can 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)

I starten av uken snødde og blåste det en god del i fjellet. Før dette var snødekket fuktet og vått høyt til fjells, stedvis igjenfrosset til skare.

Mandag ble drønn i snødekket observert rundt 550 moh.

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.

Mountain weather, 19.05.2022

No precipitation. Fresh breeze from southeast. -10 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Clear skies.

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