Avalanche forecast for Svartisen Wednesday 2021-05-19

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Move gradually away from the fall line when skiing on large slopes to avoid to be caught by small sluffs you or someone else in your group release while skiing.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

7 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from south.
0 °C to 5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation, up to 5 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from southwest.
-1 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Svartisen / RANA

Snow

19.05.2021 kl. 08:19

3 masl

Gøran@ObsKorps (****)

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Image 1 of 2 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Gøran@ObsKorps Comment:  Hauknestind, Nordvendt ca 700moh, begynner å bli mye bart
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Image 2 of 2 Of:  Weather Copyright:  Gøran@ObsKorps Comment:  Mot Båsmofjellet ca 320moh, omtrent fritt for snø,

Weather

Rain 8 °C 3 m/s from W → 100% clouds Bygevær med nedbør som regn. Varmegrader. Vind fra V sektor.

Snow Cover

Snow line at 300 masl Høy temperatur og sol i helga etterfulgt av mildvær og regn til fjelltopphøyde siste dagene har tæret godt på snøpakken. Stor vannføring i elver tyder på st det tiner godt, og snøgrense kryper oppover dag for dag.

ObsID: 273759

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.