Avalanche warning for region Romsdal Wednesday 19.01.2022

Danger level 3 - Considerable avalanche danger

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Naturally released large avalanches is expected due to unstable storm slabs in the alpine. Naturally released wet avalanches possible during nighttime and early morning. Wet avalanche activity will diminish as the temperature drop through the day.

Avalanche problems

New 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 (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)

Snøoverflaten består av fokksnø med varierende hardhet, i vindutsatt terreng er det avblåst til bakken eller skare. I skjermet terreng kan det finnes løs snø. Det gamle snødekket antas stabilt etter "Gyda" og gjenfrysing, unntatt i de høyestliggende områdene.

Det er lørdag observert kantkornlag under oppbygging over skaren fra Gyda.

Mandag morgen 25 cm nysnø på Bjorli, som ligger tett på grensen til regionen.

Mountain weather, 18.01.2022

8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1400 m a.s.l during the afternoon. Moderate gale from southwest, changing to gale from the southwest during the afternoon. -4 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 19.01.2022

30 mm precipitation, up to 40 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1000 m a.s.l Wednesday night. Moderate gale from southwest, changing to gale from the northwest during the afternoon. -13 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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