Avalanche warning for region Hallingdal Sunday 15.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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The snowpack is mostly stable, but the avalanche danger increases to 2-moderate in sun exposed slopes in the afternoon. Highest danger is in western parts of the region.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on some steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can trigger avalanches on some steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Advice

The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Snødekket er generelt preget av smelteformer med noe nysnø over ca 1000 moh i vestre deler av regionen. Snøfordelingen er ujevn. Etter en snøfattig vinter er det nå lite snø igjen øst i regionen under ca. 1200-1400 moh. Mer snø vest i regionen, særlig i terreng mot øst og nord.

Mountain weather, 14.05.2022

0-3 mm precipitation. Rain up to 1200 m a.s.l Saturday night. Fresh breeze from west. -4 °C to 2 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 15.05.2022

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from northwest. -3 °C to 6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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