Avalanche warning for region Vest-Finnmark Saturday 28.05.2022

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here. Pay extra attention to sun exposed slopes. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks.

Avalanche problems

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

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Regionen har et vårlig snødekke og snøoverflaten består i hovedsak av smelteomvandlet snø. Det er synlige eldre skredmasser i mange fjellsider. Snøgrensa ligger på ca 200 moh.

Det rapporteres om mange naturlig utløste våte løssnøskred de siste dagene.

Mountain weather, 27.05.2022

Little to no precipitation. Fresh breeze from northeast. -2 °C to 5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 28.05.2022

5-8 mm precipitation. Precipitation as rain. Fresh breeze from northeast, changing to fresh breeze from the southeast during renoon. -2 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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