Avalanche forecast for Indre Fjordane Saturday 2020-12-05

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Be careful in steep terrain with fresh wind deposited snow.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes with fresh wind slabs in combination with terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-10 °C to -3 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-11 °C to -3 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 500 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Indre Fjordane / Sunnfjord

Snow

05.12.2020 kl. 13:00

1582 masl

brit-siv@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  brit-siv@obskorps Comment:  Avblåste ryggar etter kraftig vind
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Image 2 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  brit-siv@obskorps Comment:  Overflate av hard fokksnø.
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Image 3 of 4 Of:  Weather Copyright:  brit-siv@obskorps Comment:  Frå Grovabreen mot nordvest. Lettskya fint vêr
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Image 4 of 4 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  brit-siv@obskorps Comment:  Grovabreen

Weather

No precipitation -5 °C 2 m/s from SE ↖ 40% clouds Lettskya fint vêr, lite vind. 5 minusgrader i Dvergsdalsdalen på 500 moh på morgonen.

Snow Cover

No snowdrift 0 cm new snow Snow line at 500 masl Wind slab (hard slab) Dry Tynt bærande snødekke av skare frå ca 500 moh. Snødekket er prega av kraftig vind under siste nedbøren torsdag, frå 6-700 moh for det meste overflate av hard fokksnø med enkelte lommar av lausare snø.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

Forecast correct

Avalanche Activity

5. Dec. During the day No avalanche activity Ingen ferske skred. 2 middels store flakskred som truleg var 2-3 dagar gamle innerst i Fagredalen under Grovabreen. Løsneområde på 11-1200 moh i bratt terreng vendt mot nord- og nordvest.

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 244028

Indre Fjordane / Volda

Snow

05.12.2020 kl. 12:03

679 masl

mathib (Unknown)

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Image 1 of 2 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  mathib
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Image 2 of 2 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  mathib Comment:  Flere naturlig utløste skred i vestvendt side, flere dager gamle.

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wind slab (hard slab)

ObsID: 244017

Indre Fjordane / Gloppen

Snow

04.12.2020 kl. 13:59

624 masl

jostein@nve (*****)

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Image 2 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  jostein@nve
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Image 3 of 3 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  jostein@nve

Snow Cover

Snow line at 700 masl Crust Må opp på 700 (600 i nordvendt) før det er samanhengande snø. Her er det eit hardt smelteomvandla lag. Bilete teke frå ca 600 moh

ObsID: 243898

Indre Fjordane / Stryn

Snow

04.12.2020 kl. 12:00

1291 masl

jan@nordfjordfhs (Unknown)

Avalanche Problems

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow Within half a meter

Snow Cover

Moderate snow drift 0 cm new snow Wind slab (hard slab) Dry

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Denne sida var ikkje lasta inn med snø. Fortsatt nokre lommer med god snø som vinden ikkje har fått tak i. Snøen virker å stabilisere seg Forecast correct

Danger Sign

No signs observed Område: I denne fjellsiden

Recent avalanches Område: I dalen/fjorden. Beskrivelse: Ferske skred observert i bratta på andre sida av den nedre tunnelen. Naturlig utløyst. Sørlig himmelretning.

Avalanche Activity

4. Dec. 18-24 Dry slab avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small. Spontaneous release Isolated steep slopes. SW Små skred observert frå vegen på veg vestover etter turen

ObsID: 243942

The bulletin does not include a detailed text about the avalanche conditions. This is only given in Norwegian. Translate it using google translate if you like. The text result will be informative, and most likely amusing

For planning your trip and recognizing avalanche terrain, use maps.

Norway has 1:50 000 maps for the whole country. Maps can be bought at bookstores and sports shops, or printed from the net.

For slope angle maps, download the app Varsom Regobs on App Store | Google Play or see our slope angle map at senorge.no ("helning" means slope angle).

Modelled snowpack and historic and current weather information can be found on the webpage senorge.no. This site uses information from the weather stations and interpolate values from the stations for gridded maps.

Detailed weather forecast can be found online at www.yr.no or www.storm.no. Yr.no is also in English, but the weather in text format is only given in Norwegian.