Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Sunday 2021-04-18

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Sun and high temperatures gives higher risk of wet loose-snow and slab avalanches in steep sun-exposed terrain. A persistant weak layer of facets is present in some areas. Be aware of cornice falls.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Avoid slopes steeper than 35 degrees with wet loose snow and runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Widespread steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southwest., change to breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-10 °C to 2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Clear skies.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-9 °C to 3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1500 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Clear skies.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / MELØY

Snow

17.04.2021 kl. 14:10

659 masl

lasorg@live.com (Unknown)

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Avalanche Activity

17. Apr. During the day One (1) E

Weather

No precipitation Lørdag fint vær med sol, tilnærmet ingen vind eller skydekke

Snow Cover

0 cm new snow Crust Tynn skare med myk snø under.

ObsID: 268030

Svartisen / D1805(NFK13) Sør-Salten 2020 - 2025

Snow

16.04.2021 kl. 13:38

45 masl

drift@svv (**)

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Avalanche Activity

No avalanche activity Gjelder Fv17 Kilvika - ,

Weather

No precipitation 2 °C Kilvika (0moh) kl 07:39

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 267832

Svartisen / BEIARN

Snow

16.04.2021 kl. 10:55

833 masl

Lhn (Unknown)

Avalanche Activity

16. Apr. During the day Loose wet avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small Specific steep slopes. E. Between 1100 masl and 800 masl Enkelte naturlig utløste i bratte heng. Økende hyppig ila dagen med solinnstråling. Enkelte mindre løssnøskred høyere opp av eldre karakter.

Tests

LBT@50cmQ2 Mye kraft. Brudd mellom to skarelag.

Weather

No precipitation 10% clouds

Danger Sign

Recent avalanches Område: Generelt på fjellet

Snow Cover

Wet loose snow Wet

Snow Profile

Snødybde 150 cm. 15-20 cm våt løssnø. Skarelag på 50 cm. Tykk isskare som var vanskelig å komme gjennom med spade på ca 1 meters dybde.

ObsID: 267862

Svartisen / GILDESKÅL

Snow

16.04.2021 kl. 09:00

649 masl

Tjugen (Unknown)

Notes

Varmt i fjellet i dag, kram snø opp til 600-700 meter. Ingen skredaktivitet observert. Økende "snøball rulling" utover dag med økende temperatur og sol. Skavelbrudd er aktuelle fare, svake lag lenger ned snødekke er også tilstede.

ObsID: 267877

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.