Avalanche bulletin - East fjords

  • Sat Mar 06

    Moderate danger
  • Sun Mar 07

    Moderate danger
  • Mon Mar 08

    Moderate danger

Snow is generally hard and stable up to high elevations. Wind slabs might exist in the highest mountains. Solar radiation might release wet loose avalanches in south-facing slopes.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Snow layers and snow cover

Considerable snow in upper part of mountains, but less snow lower down. The snow is considered mostly stable due to melt - freeze cycles. Wind slabs might still exist in the highest mountains where temperatures have remained cold, especially inland. Some new snow is expected on Saturday. Wet loose avalanches might fall, especially in the afternoon where the sun shines on the slopes.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Light easterly or variable winds on Saturday with some showers of snow. Still light winds on Sunday and dry. Temperatures above freezing in the lowland but colder high in mountains and fair or partly fair. Similar temperatures and light winds on Monday with some precipitation in the evening.

Forecast made: 05 Mar 16:53 GMT. Valid until: 06 Mar 19:00 GMT.

Avalanche Danger Scale

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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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