Avalanche warning for region Vest-Telemark Thursday 12.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Solar radiation give increased danger of wet avalanches. Risk of wind-deposited snow above 1200 masl.

Avalanche problems

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)

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on some 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)

Snødekket består i stor grad av smelteomvandlet snø etter en lengre periode med mye sol og høye temperaturer. Siste dager har det kommet nysnø i høyfjellet. I nordlig sektor høyt til fjells, kan snødekket fremdeles være vinterlig. Øst i regionen er snømengden skiftende med flere bare områder. Snømengden øker vestover i regionen hvor det er mer sammenhengende skiføre i fjellet.

Mountain weather, 11.05.2022

6 mm precipitation, up to 16 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1400 m a.s.l during renoon. Fresh breeze from southwest, changing to fresh breeze from the west during the evening. 0 °C to 6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 12.05.2022

1-5 mm precipitation. Rain up to 1000 m a.s.l during renoon. Moderate gale from west, changing to fresh breeze from the west during renoon. -1 °C to 7 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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