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Avalanche warning for region Vest-Finnmark Saturday 27.05.2023

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

There will be some new snow, but conditions are generally stable. Wind slabs might be possible to trigger in a few sheltered formations.

Avalanche problems

New snow (slab avalanches)

You can 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)

Buried weak layer of new snow


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), 26.05.2023

Snøoverflata har vore våt heilt til fjelltopphøgd. Torsdag og fredag kom det litt nysnø i fjellet.

Snødekket er for det meste smelteomvandla.

Fredag formiddag er det bygevær med litt sol i Hammerfest.
Det er lite snø igjen under 300 moh.

Mountain weather, 26.05.2023

7 mm precipitation, up to 12 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 600 m a.s.l during the afternoon. Fresh breeze from southwest, changing to strong breeze from the west during the afternoon. -6 °C to -1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 27.05.2023

3-6 mm precipitation. Rain up to 400 m a.s.l during the evening. Moderate gale from west, changing to fresh breeze from the southeast during the evening. -6 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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