Avalanche forecast for Vest-Telemark Wednesday 2020-03-25

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Locally unstable conditions. Persistent weak layers deeper in the snow in general is possible to trigger. A skier may trigger avalanches in the fresh wind slabs.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: 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 Dry surface: Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones where the avalanche problem is present. Remote triggering is possible.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: NB: Identifying the avalanche problem is very difficult.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow above a crust

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southwest.
-7 °C to 2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1200 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
1 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southwest., change to strong breeze from the southwest during the afternoon.
-4 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1600 m a.s.l. wednesday night.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Telemark / D0801(25410) Telemark vest 2018-2026

Snow

25.03.2020 kl. 20:59

456 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Lite vind og lite nedbør.. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Litt nedbør helt vest i kontrakten og litt vind..

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 225599

Vest-Telemark / D0801(25410) Telemark vest 2018-2026

Snow

24.03.2020 kl. 20:12

456 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Lite vind og oppholdsvær.. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Vil bli litt mere vind det neste døgnet, samt litt nedbør, men ikke nok til å øke skredfaren i noe særlig grad..

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 225435

Vest-Telemark / D0801(25410) Telemark vest 2018-2026

Snow

23.03.2020 kl. 23:16

456 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Lite vind og oppholdsvær.. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: fortsatt lite vind og oppholdsvær..

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 225308

Vest-Telemark / D0801(25410) Telemark vest 2018-2026

Snow

22.03.2020 kl. 20:38

456 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Lite vind og oppholdsvær.. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Fortsatt lite vind og oppholdsvær..

ObsID: 225109

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.