Avalanche warning for region Helgeland Sunday 15.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Wet natural avalanches possible. The avalanche danger stays at the same level as long as the rain continues. Be careful in avalanche release and run out areas.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Avalanches may release spontaneously on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

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 easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

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 stort sett smelteomvandlet og vått opp til 800 - 1000 moh. Forrige uke var det mildt med plussgrader høyt opp til fjells. På lørdag kom det 15 mm regn, lokalt litt mer. Høyt til fjells er det fortsatt litt tørr snø. Her har nysnø og vind fra SV har dannet små, ferske fokksnøflak.

Det er nå lite snø igjen under 300 til 600 moh.

Mountain weather, 14.05.2022

15 mm precipitation, up to 30 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 700 m a.s.l during renoon. Fresh breeze from southwest. -3 °C to 1 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 15.05.2022

20 mm precipitation, up to 35 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 700 m a.s.l during renoon. Strong breeze from west. -3 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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