Avalanche warning for region Indre Troms Thursday 20.05.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Conditions for wet avalanches. Be careful in areas where the snowpack is wet or soaking. Wet slabs could release on deep persistent weak layers.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3).

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on some 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)

Mildvær har påvirket snødekket i hele regionen. I skyggefulle partier over 600 moh kan det være tørr snø under den fuktige overflaten, mens snødekket under tregrensen er vått og stort sett gjennomfuktet. Snøgrensen ligger på ca. 100 moh.

I høyden finnes det vedvarende svake lag av kantkorn dypt i snødekket.

Mountain weather, 19.05.2021

No precipitation. Breeze from south. -3 °C to 5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 20.05.2021

Little to no precipitation. Breeze from northwest. -3 °C to 3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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