Avalanche warning for region Vest-Finnmark Thursday 20.05.2021

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 (slab 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 some 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)

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.

Kantkornlag i snødekket er i ferd med å avrundes og vil gradvis bli smelteomvandlet.

Mandag er det observert mange små til middels store våte løssnøskred.

Mountain weather, 19.05.2021

No precipitation. Breeze from southwest, changing to breeze from the northeast during the evening. -2 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Clear skies.

Mountain weather, 20.05.2021

1-3 mm precipitation. Breeze from north. -3 °C to 2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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