Avalanche forecast for Salten Saturday 2021-05-01

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Use caution on slopes with recently formed wind slabs. Areas without new snow will have safe travel conditions.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees with fresh wind slabs.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

3 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from northwest.
-10 °C to -3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from west.
-9 °C to -3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

28.04.2021 kl. 19:13

493 masl

mortenh@obskorps (*****)

Avalanche Activity

28. Apr. During the day No avalanche activity

ObsID: 270483

Salten / FAUSKE

Snow

28.04.2021 kl. 07:39

6 masl

Torbjorn@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Torbjorn@obskorps Comment:  Mjønestindan sett fra Valnesfjord. Litt nysnø også ved havnivå.

Snow Cover

ObsID: 270421

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.