Avalanche warning for region Svartisen Tuesday 17.05.2022

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

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Generally stable conditions, but danger of wet avalanches in sun-exposed mountainsides.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few 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 stort sett smelteomvandlet og vått opp til 800 - 1000 moh etter lengre perioder med mildvær og mye regn i helgen. 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, 16.05.2022

4-6 mm precipitation. Rain up to 300 m a.s.l Monday night. Strong breeze from northwest. -7 °C to -2 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 17.05.2022

2-4 mm precipitation. Rain up to 800 m a.s.l during the evening. Breeze from west. -10 °C to 0 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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