Avalanche warning for region Ofoten Monday 16.05.2022

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

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Generally stable avalanche conditions. Use caution in areas with wind deposited snow high in the alpine, and in steep terrain with loose, wet snow. Keep distance to areas with glide-cracks.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

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)

Snøen har nå vært gjennom runde på runde med mildvær og er generelt smelteomdannet og stabilt. Stedvis mye vann i snøen. Høyt til fjells kan det finnes noe fokksnø i leområder og forsenkninger.

Det er nå lite snø igjen under 400 til 600 moh.

Mountain weather, 15.05.2022

15 mm precipitation, up to 25 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 600 m a.s.l during renoon. Calm/light breeze from northwest, changing to fresh breeze from the northwest during the afternoon. -6 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 16.05.2022

9 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 200 m a.s.l Monday night. Fresh breeze from northwest, changing to breeze from the northwest during the afternoon. -6 °C to -2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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