Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Snow is in spring conditions, but new snow that adds on top this weekend might bond poorly with the older snow and form thin unstable slabs. On warm days, wet sluffs have released widely in steep slopes and a few human triggered wet avalanches as well.
Written by a specialist at 17 May 15:00 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

The avalanche bulletin is at a regional scale. It does not necessarily represent avalanche danger in urban areas.

Southwest corner

  • Sat May 18

    Low danger
  • Sun May 19

    Low danger
  • Mon May 20

    Low danger
Forecast made: 17 May 14:53 GMT. Valid until: 20 May 19:00 GMT.

Eastfjords

  • Sat May 18

    Low danger
  • Sun May 19

    Moderate danger
  • Mon May 20

    Moderate danger
Forecast made: 17 May 14:48 GMT. Valid until: 20 May 19:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Some snowfall is forecasted in mountains during the weekend, especially in the north half of the country. Warming up again next week.
Written by a specialist at 17 May 15:02 GMT


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About the bulletin

IMO issues an avalanche bulletin Monday, Wedenesday and Friday at 16:00 GMT for three selected areas.

Safe backcountry travel requires training and experience. You control your own risk by choosing where, when and how you travel.

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