Avalanche forecast for Vest-Telemark Wednesday 2021-04-21

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Be careful in terrain with fresh storm slabs until the new snow is stabilized.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes with new snow in combination with terrain traps.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between crust and overlying snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southwest., change to fresh breeze from the southwest during the afternoon.
-5 °C to 8 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1700 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
1 mm precipitation.
Breeze from west., change to strong breeze from the north during renoon.
-6 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Vest-Telemark / Vinje

Snow

20.04.2021 kl. 16:12

1055 masl

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Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

No precipitation 4 °C 2 m/s from N ↓ 50% clouds

Tests

ECTX Good

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Stort sett stabile forhold i Rauland akkurat nå, men det kan være fare for våte løssnøskred i enkelte bratte heng særlig der sola får tak. Det er meldt kaldere vær så skredfaren vil minke noe.

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Difficult to trigger 1 - Small N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW above 900 masl

Avalanche Activity

20. Apr. During the day No avalanche activity

Snow Cover

50 cm in total No snowdrift Wet loose snow Wet På 1100moh er det vekslende føre, løs våt snø til bakken og parti med bærende skare/islag. Snødekket er vått øverst og fuktig ned mot bakken. Dette gjelder på dagtid, nattekulda gjør at det er bærende skare på starten av dagen. I fjellet er snødekket hardt der sola ikke tar.

Snow Profile

5 cm F MF W, 1 cm K IF, 10 cm 4F MF W, 2 cm K IF, 40 cm 1F MF M

ObsID: 269484

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.